Native animals take refuge in coal office

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The Bimblebox team sincerely thanks Six Degrees for their wonderful work in etablishing a nature refuge in the entrance of Clive Palmer’s office in Brisbane on 4th November 2010. This action was to remind Mr Palmer (as the chairman of Waratah Coal) that his plans for a gigantic coal development is likely to destroy the 8000-hectare Bimblebox Nature Refuge. Mr Palmer declined to provide any comment. His company’s environmental impact statement is due out in the first half of 2011, and the full extent of their plans will only be made public in that document. Meanwhile, the rich biodiversity of Bimblebox flourishes after record rains in central-western Queensland … but what is the future for all the beasts and critters that call Bimblebox home?

Read full story: http://www.sixdegrees.org.au/content/native-animals-blockade-coal-office

Watch native animals on the march on youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-oHmz5BE1c

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