Authorities were fighting to rescue a stranded Chinese coal ship that is leaking tonnes of oil onto Australia's Great Barrier Reef, threatening large protected areas of marine life.
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Why is everyone getting so exercised about this ship destroying the Great Barrier Reef? If we are to believe the adherents to the new religion of man made global warming, the reef is doomed and thus the Chinese tramp steamer is merely accelerating the process.
So what was the ship doing so close to that area? Still use charts, right?
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