How Natural World Heritage Sites Are Being Spoiled

Photo source: © SAF — Coastal Care


When a place is designated a Natural World Heritage Site, it is a recognition that it has “outstanding universal value” and must be protected. But a new study shows many of these sites are being severely damaged by human activity and are deteriorating rapidly…

Read Full Article, Yale E360 (02-02-2017)

Great Barrier Reef suffered worst bleaching on record in 2016; BBC News (11-28-2016)
Higher water temperatures in 2016 caused the worst destruction of corals ever recorded on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, a study has found…