Great Barrier Reef should be placed on world heritage ‘in danger’ list, UN-backed report says

Experts from Unesco and IUCN find climate change threatens reef’s values and work to improve water quality is too slowGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastA UN-backed mission to the Great Barrier Reef has concluded the world’s biggest coral reef system should be placed on a list of world heritage sites in danger.The long-awaited report on the 10-day mission that took place in March said climate change was presenting a “serious challenge” to the values that saw the reef inscribed as a global wonder in 1981.Sign up for Guardian Australia’s free morning and afternoon… Source – Full Article Great Barrier Reef should be placed on world heritage ‘in danger’ list, UN-backed report says

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