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ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “UNESCO defends the decision to list the Great Barrier Reef as ‘in danger’ | 7.30” – below is their description.
The Australian Government was outraged that the United Nations organisation UNESCO this week designated the Great Barrier Reef as ‘in danger’ but the organisation is not taking a backward step. Dr Fanny Douvere is with UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre in Paris.ABC News (Australia) YouTube Channel
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