Thursday, 26 June 2008
- That the Senate—
- (a) notes the International Whaling Commission 2008 State of the Cetacean Environment report, which lists the impact of climate change and ocean pollution on the world’s whales, dolphins and porpoises;
- (b) notes, with concern, that the coastal areas along Australia’s seaboard, which are ‘dead zones’ due to deoxygenation, are expanding; and
- (c) calls on the Government to report to the Senate by 1 October 2008 on this growing threat and the Government’s comprehensive strategy to reverse it.
Question agreed to.