Tag: Great Barrier Reef

    Saudi Arabia and Bahrain back Australia’s lobbying on the Great Barrier Reef

    The Guardian unveils that oil-rich nations back push against Unesco recommendation to have reef placed on world heritage ‘in danger list. Australia has gained the support of oil-rich Saudi Arabia and Bahrain in its lobbying effort to keep the Great Barrier Reef off a list of world heritage sites in danger. The two nations, both […]

    The UN has announced the threat of extinction of the Great Barrier Reef. Australia will challenge this conclusion

    The United Nations has said that the condition of the Great Barrier Reef has deteriorated to such an extent that it should be included in the list of World Heritage Sites in danger. The Australian government has opposed this, CNN reports. The UNESCO World Heritage Committee has recommended that the reef be included in the […]