UNESCO says Great Barrier Reef not in danger

Deutsche-Welle: UNESCO has stopped short of listing the Great Barrier Reef as endangered but expressed concerns over its health, as environmental groups say the Australian government must up efforts to protect the unique ecosystem. "This decision has been described by some as a reprieve for the reef. It is not a reprieve - it is a big, red flag from UNESCO," said Shani Tager, Greenpeace Australia Reef campaigner said in a statement. UNESCO said it welcomed the Australian government's efforts to protect the......

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