Publications in CHRISTMAS ISLAND


Birds Life
6/5/2018

Following a tireless campaign by BirdLife Australia, which gained support from around the world, the Australian Government has decided to reject an application for phosphate mining on Christmas Island, a crucial wildlife haven in the Indian Ocean.
Australia
5/30/2018

The Government has decided not to approve Phosphate Resources Limited’s exploration program on Christmas Island because it is likely to have significant and unacceptable impacts on matters protected under national environment law.
Gaurdian
5/30/2018

Coalition says phosphate exploration would have had unacceptable impact on endangered seabirdThe Turnbull government has knocked back a controversial phosphate exploration proposal on Christmas Island “because it is likely to have significant and un

The community of Christmas Island could be facing hundreds of job losses after a proposal to expand the island's phosphate mine is knocked back over fears of the impact to the island's wildlife, including its world-famous red crabs.
Australia
4/23/2018

A magnificent virtual journey showcasing the wildlife of Christmas Island including the extraordinary annual red crab migration has been launched today on Google Street View and Google Earth.

Kathy FairfaxIssue 1170February 22, 2018AnalysisscienceAustraliaThe Leadbeater's possum is now on the critically endangered species' list.Scientists and conservationists have called on the federal government to strengthen Australia’s
Gaurdian
2/14/2018

Status of northern hairy-nosed wombat, central rock-rat, numbat and Christmas Island shrew upgraded in latest threatened species listFour mammals – including the northern hairy-nosed wombat and the numbat – have been upgraded to endangered or critic
AlertNet
12/21/2017

Scientists are calling for curbs on human overpopulation and overconsumption to stem the dramatic losses in worldwide biodiversity. No bells tolled when the last Catarina pupfish on Earth died. Newspapers didn’t carry the story when the Christmas Is
Birds Life
12/14/2017

Home to five unique bird species found nowhere else, charmingly-named Christmas Island is one of nature’s most amazing gifts to Australia and the world. But new phosphate mining proposals threaten devastation. The Australian Government must choose t
Inhabitat
12/11/2017

Google Street View Trekker is traveling to Christmas Island this week to capture the migration of millions of red crabs. In what naturalist David Attenborough has described as one of nature’s “most astonishing and wonderful sights,” hug

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