Great Barrier Reef

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The Great Barrier Reef is a victim of climate change – but it could be part of the solution | Peter Thomson and Ove Hoegh-Guldberg
A healthy ocean is vital for a healthy planet, and healthy coral reefs lie at the heart of ocean biodiversity

Peter Thomson and Ove Hoegh-Guldberg

26, Jul, 2021 @3:41 AM

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The Great Barrier Reef is not on the ‘in danger’ list. Why, and what happens next?
Never before had the world heritage committee been asked to list a site mainly because of climate impacts – and it wasn’t willing to

Graham Readfearn

24, Jul, 2021 @8:00 PM

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World Heritage Committee agrees not to place Great Barrier Reef on ‘in danger’ list
Unesco says ‘the facts are the facts and the science is the science’ after its recommendation is ignored

Graham Readfearn

23, Jul, 2021 @10:01 PM

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Whether or not the Great Barrier Reef is listed as ‘in danger’ won’t alter the fact it is at risk from climate change
The Australian government pushed back fiercely against Unesco’s recommendation – and the world is watching

Graham Readfearn

22, Jul, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Coalition believes it has numbers to stop Great Barrier Reef being listed as ‘in danger’
Exclusive: Diplomatic email suggests whirlwind lobbying trip by Sussan Ley has won over at least nine of 21 members on World Heritage Committee

Graham Readfearn

20, Jul, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Joanna Lumley and Jason Momoa join prominent group backing Great Barrier Reef ‘in danger’ listing
Exclusive: Stars, activists, conservationists and Prince Albert of Monaco unite in support of Unesco’s recommendation to world heritage committee

Graham Readfearn

20, Jul, 2021 @5:49 AM

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Chinese Unesco official defends plan to list Great Barrier Reef as ‘in danger’
Tian Xuejun rejects Australia’s ‘groundless accusations’ that China influenced the finding to score political points

Graham Readfearn and Adam Morton

19, Jul, 2021 @3:34 AM

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Scientists dismiss Warren Entsch’s claim warm water from northern hemisphere is damaging reef
Coalition’s Great Barrier Reef envoy also said Australia was a ‘victim of our own success’ when it came to coral bleaching

Graham Readfearn

15, Jul, 2021 @5:30 PM

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‘Fossil fuel friends’: Saudi Arabia and Bahrain back Australia’s lobbying on Great Barrier Reef
Exclusive: oil rich nations back push against Unesco recommendation to have reef placed on world heritage ‘in danger’ list

Graham Readfearn

14, Jul, 2021 @5:46 AM

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Australia to host ambassadors at Great Barrier Reef ahead of ‘in danger’ list vote
Representatives from nine voting nations among guests on snorkelling trip as Morrison government lobbies against Unesco recommendation

Graham Readfearn and Daniel Hurst

14, Jul, 2021 @4:14 AM

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Australian environment groups urge UN to put Great Barrier Reef on ‘in danger’ list
Letter to world heritage committee comes as minister embarks on week of lobbying against change

Graham Readfearn

12, Jul, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Australia demands world heritage experts visit Great Barrier Reef ahead of ‘in danger’ list decision
Environment minister calls for ‘due process’ to be followed before 21-country United Nations committee rules on the reef

Graham Readfearn

06, Jul, 2021 @5:30 PM

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