CSIRO & oil companies want a ‘bight’ of research

Image: Great Australian Bight, Nullarbor cliffs by Michael Middleton from Flickr

The CSIRO has teamed up with oil companies, BP and Chevron, for a research project at the Great Australian Bight. The ‘Investigator’, a research vessel, will be used for gas and oil exploration. Although, the Wilderness Society questions the ethics surrounding the project. Could this scientific research pose a threat to the pristine marine location?

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