Great Barrier Reef: UNESCO defends 'in danger' declaration

Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated June 24 2021 - 4:00pm, first published 11:30am
Environment Minister Sussan Ley. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong
Environment Minister Sussan Ley. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

There is "irrefutable and indisputable" scientific evidence that the Great Barrier Reef is deteriorating due to climate change, UNESCO has said, as it pushed back against the Morrison government's fury over its move to declare the natural wonder endangered.

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Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.

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