Great Barrier Reef Battle | Australian government plans to fight the UN’s order to save the reef

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  • 7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “Great Barrier Reef Battle | Australian government plans to fight the UN’s order to save the reef” – below is their description.

    The Federal Government will object to a finding that the Great Barrier Reef should be listed as “in danger”. The recommendation – made by UNESCO – has been slammed as politically motivated. The World Heritage Committee cited reef bleaching and declining water quality as particular concerns. Downgrading of the reef’s status could threaten its multi-billion dollar tourism economy.

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