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Superyacht Marina’s Mission to Protect the Great Barrier Reef

The recent decision from UNESCO not to list the Great Barrier Reef as ‘in danger’ has been a boost to Australia and the country’s tourism heartland of Queensland. Though avoiding the downgrade is an encouraging sign, there is no doubting that a significant and concerted effort is required to secure the prosperity of this Natural Wonder of the World. Coral Sea Marina & Resort, an award-winning superyacht facility in the paradisiacal Whitsundays, is leading the yachting community’s contribution to preserving the Great Barrier Reef.
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Australia receives one more recovery from UNESCO

The Great Barrier Reef, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has been protected since 1981. The scientific section of the UN body could not be clearer in its initial report released at the end of June and submitted to the twenty-one members of the panel for adoption on Friday 23 July. The current state of the coral ecosystem in Northeast Australia and its long-term outlook has deteriorated and the country, one of the underground and natural gas exporters – needs to do more to improve the quality of water around the country. According to this document based on scientific data provided by Australia, and to combat climate change.

Facing the crisis of "downgrade"! What is threatening Australia's Great Barrier Reef?

  China News Service, July 29. According to the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), the Great Barrier Reef is one of the most famous natural wonders in the world and one of Australia's most popular tourist attractions. However, recently, many large-scale coral bleaching and other problems have exacerbated its environmental degradation. The...
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The lobbying push that killed off a fight to save the Great Barrier Reef

The successful campaign to keep the Great Barrier Reef off Unesco’s ‘in danger’ list has been greeted with dismay – and gloom about the reef’s chance of recovery. Graham Readfearn explains the fierce global effort to deny the impact of the climate crisis on a prized natural asset. This episode includes explicit language.

There´s hope for the great barrier reef!

As we see our world coming to an end, at least there is hope the great barrier reef will be left behind and thriving. 01AIMS-Long-Term-Monitoring-Program-Annual-Summary-Report-on-Coral-Reef-Condition-GBR-2020-2021_July2021Herunterladen. Fortunately, this comes to the rescue of alarmist expectations:. The post There´s hope for the great barrier reef! appeared first on Ice Age Now. via...

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Australia Successfully Lobbies to Keep Great Barrier Reef Off 'In Danger' List

A whirlwind lobbying effort in Europe to delay a downgrade rating by UNESCO of the Great Barrier Reef has won the Australian government a reprieve—for now. In June, UNESCO released a draft decision recommending that the Great Barrier Reef, a natural wonder stretching over 1,420 miles along the northeast coast of Australia, be added to its list of “World Heritage in Danger.” Since 1972, this designation has existed to help encourage corrective actions to heritage sites under imminent threat.
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The Latest: HK Security Law Trial, Last Miami Building Victim, Tesla Record

Welcome to Tuesday, where the first person charged under Hong Kong's national security law is found guilty, the final victim of the Miami building collapse is identified, and Tesla reports skyrocketing profits. Meanwhile, The Conversation offers a deep dive into the Australia vs. UNESCO spat over the decision to list the Great Barrier Reef as "in danger."

The Great Barrier Reef can be viewed with an underwater robot

The Teleportal.Fish service allows anyone with a computer to virtually visit the Great Barrier Reef using a remote-controlled underwater robot. Created by Australian documentary filmmaker Adam Kropp, the system includes two Osibot Heavy ROVs (Remotely Operated Vehicles). In the future, the author of the project plans that, eventually, a larger fleet of robots will be available to users.

Germany: UNESCO makes Jewish centers World Heritage Sites | TBEN | 27.07.2021

UNESCO, the United Nations (UN) cultural body, announced that two sites in Germany had been awarded World Heritage status on Tuesday. Committee members recognized the German cities of Mainz, Speyer and Worms for their role as centers of European Jewish culture in the Middle Ages — the first ever UNESCO recognition of Jewish cultural heritage in Germany.

Sussan Ley keeps environment a national emergency

Environment Minister Sussan Ley continues her record of destruction to Australia's endangered flora and fauna for now and future generations, writes Sue Arnold. NSW CHIEF HEALTH OFFICER Dr Kerry Chant has declared the COVID-19 Delta strain, now devouring Sydney, a national emergency. According to experts, not only is the virus worryingly close to being out of control, but we have a crisis in leadership in NSW and at the federal level. Money keeps pouring out of Canberra with no accountability for the millions outlaid by Prime Minister Scott Morrison to corporations as JobKeeper subsidies, businesses already doing well and in no need of the funds.

Record Coral At Great Barrier Reef Shames Alarmists And Media

The annual data on coral cover for the Great Barrier Reef, produced by the Australian Institute of Marine Science, was released on Monday showing the amount of coral on the reef is at record high levels. Record high, despite all the doom stories by our reef science and management institutions.

UNESCO: Liverpool loses World Heritage title | BR24

The English city of Liverpool is no longer a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This was decided by the responsible committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, Cultural and Communication Organization (UNESCO) today at a meeting held in the Chinese city of Fuzhou. It is only the third time in the history of the 1972 World Heritage Convention that the title of a prestigious cultural or natural site has been withdrawn.

Good News About The Great Barrier Reef Is No News for the Mainstream Media

A recent report citing reef population data from the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) shows corals on the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) have significantly expanded in number despite repeated bleaching events over the past decade. This good news was treated with a deafening silence by the mainstream media. The...
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The Great Barrier Reef actually is "in danger"

In a triumph of politics over science, this week Australia has again avoided an “in-danger” listing for the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, despite its continued decline. Australia reacted angrily to the draft decision by UNESCO in late June to downgrade the status of the Reef, which was described...