UN Warns Australia To Protect The Great Barrier Of Reef

UN Warns Australia To Protect The Great Barrier Of Reef

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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

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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…

Read Full Article, International Business Times Australia

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.

UNESCO Slams Great Barrier Of Reef Management, Herald Sun

Minister welcomes UNESCO’s Great Barrier Reef Report

Convention Concerning The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage, UNESCO

Australian Government’s Great Barrier Reef Plans’ Questioned

Relief For The Reef, Greenpeace

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