The West Atlas oil platform spill, in the Timor Sea off the coast of WA, is much worse than originally reported.
UPDATE - the West Atlas oil platform is on fire.
The Greens are calling on the Federal Government to urgently intervene, to stand up to the oil company and start immediate action to protect these precious waters and the whale, turtle, fish and other species that call them home.
- View the video footage of Rachel's flyover and send it on to five friends
- Check out some photos taken on Rachel's visit to the site
- Listen to an interview with Rachel on ABC's AM program
- Look at some of NASA's satellite imagery of the spill
- Then check out SkyTruth's analysis of the NASA imagery
- Read Rachel's speech about this issue in Parliament
- Have a read of the Australian Institute of Marine Sciences response overview