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The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site—and a dumping ground for dredged sediment if reef authorities have anything to say about it. A plan has been approved to dispose sediment there in January as part of a project to expand the Abbot Point port and make it one of the world’s biggest coal ports, and this has UNESCO worried. The reef is already facing decline as a result of climate change, pollution, and other human activities, and the dumping could do further damage. UNESCO is now considering listing the natural wonder as a World Heritage in Danger site. More… Discuss
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