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Great Barrier Reef outlook worsens to ‘critical’ as climate change named number one threat to world heritage sites



By Jason Dasey,

Thursday December 3, 2020 – 17:11 EDT


The condition of the Great Barrier Reef has deteriorated to “critical” — the worst possible rating.
– ABC


The condition of the Great Barrier Reef has worsened from “significant concern” to “critical” in a damning world heritage outlook report by a UNESCO advisory body.

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) escalated the reef’s status to the worst possible rating in its report on Thursday and named climate change the…



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