Gallery: Australia’s Great Barrier Reef to be Protected by the World’s ...

 

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is an incredibly biodiverse spot that is home to countless forms of sea life – and now the Australian government has proposed plans to protect this vital site by turning it into the world’s largest marine reserve. The proposed Coral Sea Commonwealth Marine Reserve will protect an immense area from oil and gas exploration, as well as damage caused by the fishing industry.

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