Australia hits out at ‘politics’ over Unesco downgrade plan for Great Barrier Reef

Australia said on Tuesday it will strongly oppose a Unesco plan to list the Great Barrier Reef as “in danger” over deterioration caused by climate change.The UN body released a draft report on Monday recommending the reef’s World Heritage status be downgraded because of its dramatic coral decline, after years of public threats to do so.Environmental campaigners said the decision highlighted Australia’s lack of action to curb its carbon emissions which contribute to global warming.Environment…

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