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Monday, 05 December 2016
Great Barrier Reef 'not dying', Australia insists
SYDNEY: The Great Barrier Reef is "not dying", Australia insisted Friday as it updated UNESCO on efforts to protect the natural wonder while scientists blasted a lack of urgency in dealing with climate change. Canberra last year narrowly avoided the UN body putting the site on its endangered list and was ordered to report to the World Heritage committee by December 1 on its "Reef 2050" rescue plan. The giant ecosystem -- a major tourist attraction -- is under pressure from farming run-off,...
Full Story: The Times of India
 


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