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UN mission joins growing calls to label Great Barrier Reef 'at risk'

UN mission joins growing calls to label Great Barrier Reef ‘at risk’

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef ecosystem and one of the most biodiverse, is highly threatened by climate change and should be placed on a list of endangered World Heritage Sites, a recommended a mission supported by the United Nations. The mission’s report, released on Monday, said current conservation efforts were not …

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Survivor Andy Lyons calls for 'vigilance and diligence'

Survivor Andy Lyons calls for ‘vigilance and diligence’

Andy Lyons, left, and his brother, Steve, who died of pancreatic cancer in 2002 In 2002, Andy Lyons made a promise to his big brother, Steve. In a hotel room adjacent to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, where Steve had been admitted after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, he said to Andy, ‚ÄúPlease don’t let …

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