Why does UNESCO defend plan to list Great Barrier Reef as ‘in danger’?
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The UNESCO World Heritage Committee is set to hold a vote on whether Australia's Great Barrier Reef should be listed as "in danger". The committee says the country didn't do enough to protect the world's largest coral reef system from the impacts of climate change. Australia has indicated the recommendation was politically motivated. The UNESCO has hit back at Australian criticism, saying the decision over the Great Barrier Reef will be professional and scientific. China Plus's Su Yi offers his analysis.
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