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A report has found that the condition of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has deteriorated since its last evaluation by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority in 2014. The causes cited for this include climate change, overfishing and coral bleaching events. Experts believe its condition can be improved if strong local and global actions are taken. The reef’s status as a UNESCO World Heritage listing is at risk considering this outlook.
Professor Heather Zar has been honoured for her exceptional work in science in Africa.
No major damages or injuries have been reported, but observers have expressed concern that China may be suppressing information about the blaze.
UNESCO estimates Peru’s famous geoglyphs are around 2,000-year-old.
'At a time of great fiscal constraints, it is a genuinely open decision.'
"In a sense it means that Durban becomes the literary capital of Africa."
September 25th 2017, marked two years since the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted. This momentous anniversary
The Lake District has been named as a World Heritage Site, Unesco has announced. The region, in north-west England, joins
As the UK tour of The Polar Tombola draws to a close, Nancy Campbell reports on this exciting project which aims to encourage