Marine Campaigners Fight Bight Exploration

Publication: ABC News Online

Author: Tim Jeanes


01/27/2011 - Conservationists say a threat to marine life from oil exploration in the Great Australian Bight will extend well beyond larger marine creatures.

BP has been granted four exploration licences in the Bight region. Conservationists say whales, dolphins and tuna could be put at risk.

Michelle Grady from the Save Our Marine Life alliance says there is emerging evidence that seismic testing can harm the food chain.

Read the full article, Marine Campaigners Fight Bight Exploration, on ABC News Online's Web site. 

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