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Giant Australian Cuttlefish betrayed by shoddy journalism

Tweet Since 2011 here at Cuttlefish Country we have endeavored to keep people informed about the status of the Northern Spencer Gulf Giant Australian cuttlefish aggregation, possible drivers of the decline and the mounting pressures to further industrialise their habitat to

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Open Government, Olympic Dam & State Development – A Letter to Premier Weatherill

Tweet If you follow politics in South Australia, you’ll probably be aware that we now have a newly created Department of State Development. This replaces the formerly awkward acronym DMITRE (the Department of Mining, Infrastructure, Trade, Resources & Energy) and essentially serves the

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Consider the plight of Northern Spencer Gulf’s Sepia apama on Cuttlefish Day

Tweet It’s Cephalopod Awareness Days again. In fact, it’s Squid and Cuttlefish Day to be precise. Last year we took this opportunity to ask ‘Where’s the love for the floundering population of Giant Australian Cuttlefish of Northern Spencer Gulf?’ Today,

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Olympic Dam expansion on hold while more desalination and port threats persist

Tweet Yesterday heralded a rare windfall for the marine life of Upper Spencer Gulf, with a special statement from BHP Billiton’s head honcho, Marius Kloppers. The mining giant has announced that the company will be investigating alternative, lower-cost means to

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Roxby Downs Indenture Act review verges on farce with public denied, witnesses rejected

Tweet The special Committee set up by the Lower House of State Parliament to examine the Olympic Dam Expansion Bill is planning to only hear from 3 witnesses – all spruiking the project – and bar the media and public

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National Day of Action, October 20, 2011- Protest BHP Billiton’s Olympic Dam mine expansion

Tweet A National Day of Action has been called to protest the alarming social, environmental and economic risks associated with the BHP Billiton Olympic Dam mega-mine expansion. Public protests are set to occur in four Australian capital cities, and also in London where the

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