Environmentalists fear damage to Great Barrier Reef in mine talks

A plan to allow a mining company access to an enormous coal reserve near the coast of Australia has environmentalists worried. There are major concerns about its potential damage to the Great Barrier Reef.

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    A plan to allow a mining company access to an enormous coal reserve near the coast of Australia has environmentalists worried.

    There are major concerns about its potential damage to the Great Barrier Reef.

    But local politicians say the mine will bring much-needed jobs.

    Al Jazeera’s Yaara Bou Melhem reports from the Great Barrier Reef.


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