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UN: Great Barrier Reef should be on heritage ‘danger’ list

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A United Nations-backed mission is recommending that the Great Barrier Reef be added to the list of endangered World Heritage sites, warning that without “ambitious, rapid and sustained” climate action the world’s largest coral reef is in peril.
Published 2 months ago · Canberra, Australia

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Great Barrier Reef should be put on 'in danger' list, UN panel says

Australia's Great Barrier Reef should be listed as a world heritage site that is "in danger", a UN panel recommended on Tuesday, saying the world's biggest coral reef ecosystem was significantly impacted by climate change and warming of oceans. Frequent bleaching events are threatening the reef, including four over the last seven years and the first during a La Nina phenomenon this year.

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
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UN Panel Proposes to List Australia's Great Barrier Reef “In Danger” List

Australia's Great Barrier Reef should be listed as a world heritage site that is "in danger", a UN panel recommended on Tuesday, saying the world's biggest coral reef ecosystem was significantly impacted by climate change and warming of oceans

2 months ago·India
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Great Barrier Reef should be put on 'in danger' list, UN panel says

Australia's Great Barrier Reef should be listed as a world heritage site that is "in danger", a UN panel recommended on Tuesday, saying the world's biggest coral reef ecosystem was significantly impacted by climate change and warming of oceans.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Great Barrier Reef should be placed on world heritage ‘in danger’ list, UN-backed report says

Experts from Unesco and IUCN find climate change threatens reef’s values and work to improve water quality is too slow

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Great Barrier Reef should be placed on the 'in danger' list, UN-backed report shows

The Great Barrier Reef should be added to the list of world heritage sites that are 'in danger', a team of scientists concluded after conducting a mission to the world's largest coral reef system.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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UN: Great Barrier Reef should be on heritage 'danger' list

PARIS (AP) — A United Nations-backed mission is recommending that the Great Barrier Reef be added to the list of endangered World Heritage sites, warning that without “ambitious, rapid and sustained” climate action the world’s largest coral reef is in peril.

2 months ago·United States
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