Great Barrier Reef

Australia fights UN downgrade of Great Barrier Reef health
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Australia fights UN downgrade of Great Barrier Reef health

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia said Tuesday it will fight against plans to downgrade the Great Barrier Reef’s World Heritage…
Great Barrier Reef suffers worst-ever coral bleaching: scientists
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Great Barrier Reef suffers worst-ever coral bleaching: scientists

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has suffered its most widespread coral bleaching on record, scientists said Tuesday in a dire warning…
‘Millions’ protest in youth-led global climate strike
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‘Millions’ protest in youth-led global climate strike

Masses of children skipped school to join a global strike against climate change that teen activist Greta Thunberg said was…
Australia downgrades outlook for Great Barrier Reef to ‘very poor’
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Australia downgrades outlook for Great Barrier Reef to ‘very poor’

Australia downgraded the Great Barrier Reef’s long-term outlook to “very poor” for the first time Friday, as the world heritage…
Great Barrier Reef agency breaks with Australia gvt in climate warning
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Great Barrier Reef agency breaks with Australia gvt in climate warning

The agency that manages the Great Barrier Reef broke ranks with Australia’s conservative government to call for the “strongest and…
Australia approves vast coal mine near Great Barrier Reef
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Australia approves vast coal mine near Great Barrier Reef

Australia approved Thursday the construction of a controversial coal mine near the Great Barrier Reef, paving the way for a…
Northern Red Sea coral reefs may survive a hot, grim future
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Northern Red Sea coral reefs may survive a hot, grim future

EILAT, Israel (AP) — As the outlook for coral reefs across a warming planet grows grimmer, scientists in Israel have…
Global warming threatens jewels of nature, civilisation
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Global warming threatens jewels of nature, civilisation

From the glimmering coral of the Great Barrier Reef to Mount Fuji and the canal-crossed city of Venice, global warming…
UNESCO: Australia’s Great Barrier Reef outlook poor but not ‘in danger’
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UNESCO: Australia’s Great Barrier Reef outlook poor but not ‘in danger’

The heritage committee of the UNESCO cultural agency said on Wednesday that the outlook for Australia's Great Barrier Reef was…
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