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Australia to challenge UNESCO downgrade of Great Barrier Reef

By AFP   |   22 June 2021   |   2:10 pm  


Australia will strongly oppose a UNESCO plan to list the Great Barrier Reef as "in danger" over its deterioration caused by climate change, the government said Tuesday. The UN body released a draft report on Monday recommending the reef's World Heritage status be downgraded because of its dramatic coral decline. of the Great Barrier Reef

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