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Ocean: UNESCO launches emergency plan to boost World Heritage-listed reefs’ resilience
Date:2022-04-14
Source:http://whc.unesco.org/en/news/2428
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Ocean: UNESCO launches emergency plan to boost World Heritage-listed reefs’ resilience
Key Words: UNESCO,World Heritage-listed reef
Description:

All World Heritage-listed reefs are at risk of disappearing by the end of this century. On the occasion of the Our Ocean Conference in Palau, Audrey Azoulay, UNESCO Director-General, announces an emergency plan to give them the best chance of survival, with the support of the Global Fund for Coral Reefs. She also calls for an international mobilization to prevent coral reef extinction.

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