QUEENSLAND'S punk Mary River turtle - which has the ability to breathe through its genitals - is making international headlines.
BOB Irwin has called for a review of Queensland’s animal cruelty provisions, which allows turtles to suffer over several days before being dismembered alive.
ENVIRONMENT Minister Peter Garrett has given his final no to the Traveston Crossing Dam proposal.
FEDERAL Environment Minister Peter Garrett has rejected the proposed Traveston Crossing dam near Gympie. Watch the announcement here.
UPDATE: MARY River dam protesters say they are 'very confident' this morning that the $2 billion project will be scrapped.