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Climate change the greatest threat to world’s natural heritage, with Great Barrier Reef now in 'critical' situation - report

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(Great Barrier Reef Foundation/Queensland Government)

(Great Barrier Reef Foundation/Queensland Government)

(Great Barrier Reef Foundation/Queensland Government)

Climate change poses the greatest threat to the world’s natural heritage, with the Great Barrier Reef now in a “critical” situation, a report has warned.

The assessment of more than 250 natural World Heritage Sites from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) found that a third of them face a significant threat from climate change.


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