Australia’s Marine Park Threatened

Date: 1/6/2011

Famed for abundant marine life, particularly the whale sharks, Ningaloo is being considered for World Heritage listing. Shell wants to explore close to Ningaloo which is home to 500 fish species and four of the world’s seven marine turtles, all vulnerable or endangered. Shell applied to drill a 5650m test well 48km from the park’s western boundary.

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