#GreatBarrierReef

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The Great Barrier Reef evaded being listed as 'In danger" (Photo: Unsplash)

  • The World Heritage Committee meeting, chaired by China, voted not to downgrade the reef
  • UNESCO had earlier recommended to downgrade the reef due to its dramatic coral decline
  • The ecosystem has suffered three mass coral bleaching events

.Beijing, China
Australia's Great Barrier Reef have been damaged due to global warming. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • The World Heritage Committee meeting, chaired by China, voted not to downgrade the reef
  • UNESCO had earlier recommended to downgrade the reef due to its dramatic coral decline
  • The 2,300-kilometre-long ecosystem has suffered three mass coral bleaching events