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Australia hits out at threatened UN downgrade of Great Barrier Reef

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Australia said Tuesday it will strongly oppose a UNESCO plan to list the Great Barrier Reef as being "in danger" over deterioration caused by climate change. The UN body released a draft report on Monday recommending the reef's World Heritage status be downgraded because of its dramatic coral decline, after years of public threats to do so. FRANCE 24's Richelle Harrison Plessee tells us more.

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