The Great Barrier Reef has lost half of its coral since 1995. Photo: Kyodo The Great Barrier Reef has lost half of its coral since 1995. Photo: Kyodo
The Great Barrier Reef has lost half of its coral since 1995. Photo: Kyodo

Don’t blame China-Australia row for Great Barrier Reef downgrade threat: Chinese official

  • UN heritage committee chairman says recommendation based on Australian reports and data
  • Unesco experts says pollution run-off has contributed to a drop in water quality and reef has lost half of its coral since 1995

Topic |   China-Australia relations
The Great Barrier Reef has lost half of its coral since 1995. Photo: Kyodo The Great Barrier Reef has lost half of its coral since 1995. Photo: Kyodo
The Great Barrier Reef has lost half of its coral since 1995. Photo: Kyodo
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