The Great Barrier Reef, northeastern coast of Australia. It is not a single reef, but a vast maze of reefs, passages, and coral cays (islands that are part of the reef). UNESCO has given Australia eight months to improve management of the Great Barrier Reef before it is listed as “in danger.” Photo source: ©© jamestee
The United Nations has warned Australia not to allow development of new ports along the Great Barrier Reef, as the World Heritage-listed natural wonder is under threat from “unprecedented” coastal development…
UNESCO Criticises Australia’s Management of Great Barrier Reef, International Business Times Australia
Green groups in Australia have found an ally in the United National Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in protecting the country’s Great Barrier Reef.