Ships threaten Australia's Great Barrier Reef

UN warns port developments could endanger one of world's most diverse marine ecosystems.

    The Great Barrier Reef, off the northern coast of Australia, is one of the most diverse marine ecosystems in the world. 

    But the UN has warned that an increasing number of nearby port developments could cause it to become an endangered site. 

    Al Jazeera's Yaara Bou Melhem reports from Mackay, Australia.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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