Fight to Save the Reef

Doubts have been cast over NGO claims regarding the deterioration of coral in the Great Barrier Reef.

AUSTRALIAN CORRESPONDENT — In the coming months, the United Nations and the Australian government will square off over whether to list the Great Barrier Reef as endangered. Environmentalists said the unique marine park is threatened by development and needs stronger safeguards. The Australian government insists it is already a responsible caretaker of the landmark.

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