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Stop Adani to save climate: Thousands of protestors say across Australia

The national rallies come as new polling shows more than half of Australians oppose the mine


Large protests were held across Australia on Saturday against Indian mining giant Adani Enterprises' proposed Carmichael coal mine, which would be the country's largest coal mine but has been delayed for years over environmental and financing issues. Environment groups say the mine in Queensland state would contribute to global warming and damage the Great Barrier Reef. The "Stop Adani" movement organised 45 protests. On the sands of Sydney's Bondi Beach more than 1,000 people formed a human sign saying '#STOP ADANI', said organiser Blair Palese ...

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First Published: Sun, October 08 2017. 00:37 IST