The Australian government has granted an oil company the rights to search for oil and gas in the middle of a breathtaking marine ecosystem.
The stunning coastline of the Great Australian Bight is characterized by cliff faces up to 200 feet high, spectacular surfing beaches and rock platforms, exquisite for whale-watching. Photo credit: australiangeo.weebly.com
That means millions of sea creatures will be killed by incessant sonic booms as Big Oil scavenges for more heat-trapping gases.
This deranged ecocide risks killing the remaining critically endangered Leatherback turtles, Great White sharks, Southern Right whales, Australian Sea Lions, Southern Bluefin tuna and the largest creatures on the globe -- majestic blue whales.