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  • Uncategorized « Bimblebox Nature Refuge
    plan of destruction that would see an open cut mine destroy more than half of Bimblebox Nature Refuge and long wall mining under the other half resulting in subsidence and major interference with hydrology more A call for volunteers controlled environmental burning and more Monday August 8th 2011 Posted in Uncategorized Comments Off on A call for volunteers controlled environmental burning and more We the caretakers and friends of Bimblebox are endlessly busy fighting this coal mine proposal But on the ground there is still plenty of work to provide basic care for the Nature Refuge At the moment we are getting ready for a potentially bad bushfire season The extended wet season has left us with wall to wall long dry grass and a rare mass germination of tree seedlings So now we have the important job of burning wide breaks to prevent large hot fires that could destroy the precious flora and fauna We burn the breaks at night when conditions permit and we are looking for volunteers to help We are also preparing for a series of trial burns for the Queensland Herbarium to see if we can establish just how the mix of fire weather and grazing has shaped the mix of grasses shrubs and trees we see today These trials will provide vital information about the best way to manage our important rangeland environments more Bimblebox would be first Qld Nature Refuge destroyed for coal Friday June 3rd 2011 Posted in Uncategorized Comments Off on Bimblebox would be first Qld Nature Refuge destroyed for coal For the first time in Queensland s history a Nature Refuge could be obliterated by the coal industry Little Dragon at Bimblebox Nature Refuge Josie Fraser Has Clive Palmer informed his potential international investors that Waratah Coal and the planned China First coal mine will destroy the 8000 hectare Bimblebox Nature Refuge Are the likes of China Railway Group and Metallurgical Corp of China also aware that the owners of the Nature Refuge are not going to let it happen See the full media release by Friends of the Earth from 3rd June 2011 here Bimblebox is now backed with the support and action of the Pew Society Greenpeace Humane Society International Friends of the Earth Six Degrees The Wilderness Society Beyond Zero Emissions the Mackay Conservation Group Rivers SOS and the Lock the Gate Alliance Galilee Coal China First different name same proposal Friday May 6th 2011 Posted in Uncategorized Comments Off on Galilee Coal China First different name same proposal To make things confusing the name of Waratah s China First proposal has been changed on the Department of Infrastructure and Planning website It is now apparently also called Galilee Coal For anyone interested in commenting on Waratah s Environmental Impact Statement due out at the end of May 2011 they will need to keep their ears out for either or both names Strangely the Waratah Coal website still uses China First You d really have to wonder

    Original URL path: http://bimblebox.org/category/uncategorized/page/3/ (2016-02-09)
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  • A call for volunteers: controlled environmental burning and more « Bimblebox Nature Refuge
    the important job of burning wide breaks to prevent large hot fires that could destroy the precious flora and fauna We burn the breaks at night when conditions permit and we are looking for volunteers to help We are also preparing for a series of trial burns for the Queensland Herbarium to see if we can establish just how the mix of fire weather and grazing has shaped the mix of grasses shrubs and trees we see today These trials will provide vital information about the best way to manage our important rangeland environments The shortfall in all of this is a rag tag fire brigade A couple of enthusiastic volunteers for a couple of months or the piecemeal equivalent would make our fire protection strategy a reality It would also deliver bonus points in arguing the case against turning Bimblebox into a coal mine This is interesting if arduous work with plenty of opportunity to learn about fire and ecology and to gain bush skills Please don t delay if you have half a mind to join us Travel costs food and accommodation will be provided The days that we work depend entirely on the weather wind There is

    Original URL path: http://bimblebox.org/a-call-for-volunteers-controlled-environmental-burning/ (2016-02-09)
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  • Bimblebox would be first Qld Nature Refuge destroyed for coal « Bimblebox Nature Refuge
    international investors that Waratah Coal and the planned China First coal mine will destroy the 8000 hectare Bimblebox Nature Refuge Are the likes of China Railway Group and Metallurgical Corp of China also aware that the owners of the Nature Refuge are not going to let it happen See the full media release by Friends of the Earth from 3rd June 2011 here Bimblebox is now backed with the support

    Original URL path: http://bimblebox.org/bimblebox-would-be-first-qld-nature-refuge-destroyed-for-coal/ (2016-02-09)
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  • “Galilee Coal” = “China First”….. different name, same proposal « Bimblebox Nature Refuge
    Infrastructure and Planning website It is now apparently also called Galilee Coal For anyone interested in commenting on Waratah s Environmental Impact Statement due out at the end of May 2011 they will need to keep their ears out for either or both names Strangely the Waratah Coal website still uses China First You d really have to wonder what s going on behind the scenes Whatever the name is

    Original URL path: http://bimblebox.org/galilee-coal-china-first-different-name-same-proposal/ (2016-02-09)
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  • Bimblebox is now on Facebook « Bimblebox Nature Refuge
    volunteer donate contact IN ITALIANO Mr Palmer at it again Galilee Coal China First different name same proposal Bimblebox is now on Facebook Help spread the word and visit Bimblebox on Facebook Simply search Bimblebox Nature Refuge and click like This entry was posted on Friday March 4th 2011 at 2 44 pm and is filed under Uncategorized You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2

    Original URL path: http://bimblebox.org/bimblebox-is-now-on-facebook/ (2016-02-09)
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  • Mr Palmer at it again « Bimblebox Nature Refuge
    and the surrounding land It would also seriously degrade the quantity and quality of the area s biodiversity and water in the process of adding significantly to global carbon emissions Like everything else about the proposed China First coal mine it is clear that Mr Palmer and his company are more interested in their potential international investors buyers and their own profits than the situation on the ground As we

    Original URL path: http://bimblebox.org/mr-palmer-at-it-again/ (2016-02-09)
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  • Native animals take refuge in coal office « Bimblebox Nature Refuge
    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

    Original URL path: http://bimblebox.org/native-animals-take-refuge-in-coal-office/ (2016-02-09)
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  • Nature Refuge Petition « Bimblebox Nature Refuge
    the size of national parks in Queensland will not be enough to save the states biodiversity Private conservation areas are obviously going to play crucial role Because so much land of high conservation value is privately managed landholders are encouraged and assisted in the hard work of protecting our natural assets as a matter of public interest But despite being acknowledged for its high conservation value much of this land

    Original URL path: http://bimblebox.org/nature-refuge-petition/ (2016-02-09)
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