The Great Barrier Reef

Miles to go

Print edition : August 07, 2015

Divers in Australia's Great Barrier Reef. The UNESCO's decision puts pressure on Australia to prevent further destruction of the reef off the Queensland coast. Photo: Brian Cassey/AP

The Great Barrier Reef. Photo: By Special Arrangement

Australia’s management of the problems facing the Great Barrier Reef earns a pat from the UNESCO, but challenges remain, especially in the areas of climate change and water quality.
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