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U.S taxpayers helping destroy global treasure
Jun 13th, 2013 by Warren Swil

Government funded project

threatens Great Barrier Reef

A screenshot from the promotional video for Tuesday night’s Dan Rather Reports show.

 A U.S. GOVERNMENT AGENCY is spending billions of dollars in taxpayer funds on a project that threatens to cause irreversible harm to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
This is according to one of the most trusted names in American news: former CBS News Anchorman Dan Rather reported on this scandal on his AXS-TV show Tuesday evening in a segment titled “Great Barrier Grief.
The United Nations agency UNESCO, which is to discuss the matter shortly, says: “The Great Barrier Reef is a site of remarkable variety and beauty on the north-east coast of Australia.”
The Reef holds a special place my heart. It was the destination of my first sailing trip abroad in 2000 as skipper of a chartered yacht. Read the Adventure of a Lifetime on this blog.


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