Edition: Global  
One News Page
“Probably the fastest-access news portal in the world”
> >

Australia to Spend Billions to Save Great Barrier Reef

VOA News Friday, 2 December 2016
Australia will spend $1.3 billion ($965.3 million U.S.) in the next five years to improve the water quality and well-being of the Great Barrier Reef to keep the World Heritage Site from being placed on the United Nation’s “in danger” list. But activists say the money, in addition to the $1 billion fund announced earlier, is insufficient and want the government to take more concrete action to protect the reef. A negative rating for the Great Barrier Reef, located off the country’s...
0
shares
Share on
Facebook
Share on
Twitter
Post on 
Reddit
Share by
Email
 
Source: FYINews - < > Embed

News video: The Great Barrier Reef Is Dying

The Great Barrier Reef Is Dying 01:02

The phenomenon of coral bleaching in the ocean is threatening the life of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. The effects of global warming cause thousands of species to migrate in search of food for their livelihood, leaving the life cycle of corals and the oceanic eco-system at risk.

You Might Like


Recent related news

Sentinel-2 captures coral bleaching of Great Barrier Reef

Sentinel-2 captures coral bleaching of Great Barrier Reef
Scientists observed the bleaching of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef early this year using satellite images. While capturing these events from space has been...
ESA - ScienceAlso reported by •The AgeTerra Daily

Reef die-off hastened by bleachings

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority says the level of ocean warming the reef can safely withstand has probably already been passed.
SBS - Science


Other recent news in Middle East

Report: Netanyahu mulling plan to separate east JERUSALEM neighborhoods from IsraelReport on Impact of REPUBLICAN Health Care Bill to Be Released
Republican candidate in MONTANA special election accused of body-slamming reporterAFRICA Day 2017: Harnessing Demographic Dividend Through Investment in Youth
The RUSSIA investigation thrust Devin Nunes into the spotlight. Now that he's the one under scrutiny, what has he been up to?Witnesses: MONTANA GOP Candidate Assaults Reporter
About the other night: Center Theatre Group raises $4 MILLION as stars come out to celebrate its golden anniversaryNew York’s Famed BROOKLYN BRIDGE Opens on this Day in 1883
Protests TARGET Both NATO and Trump in BrusselsDC Roundup: Trump to 'Pursue Peace,' HEALTH CARE Plan Costs, Flynn's Troubles

Twitter

Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2017 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.  |  About us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Privacy Policy  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Help  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter   FIND us on Google+