Reef

UN mission joins growing calls to label Great Barrier Reef 'at risk'

UN mission joins growing calls to label Great Barrier Reef ‘at risk’

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef ecosystem and one of the most biodiverse, is highly threatened by climate change and should be placed on a list of endangered World Heritage Sites, a recommended a mission supported by the United Nations. The mission’s report, released on Monday, said current conservation efforts were not …

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Great Barrier Reef should be listed as ‘in danger’ world heritage, says UN-backed report

A UN-backed mission to the Great Barrier Reef has concluded that the world’s largest coral reef system should be placed on a list of World Heritage Sites in Danger. The long-awaited report on the 10-day mission which took place in March said climate change presented a “serious challenge” to the values ​​which saw the reef …

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