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The Battle for the Great Barrier Reef

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC NewsLatest broadcast: on BBC News

The Great Barrier Reef is in danger - it is now officially declared to be in a very poor state. Yet the battle to save a national icon has sparked furious clashes and opened up deep divides in Australian society. As Australia wrestles with the effects of climate change, Nick Lazaredes meets those who are fighting to preserve the reef and those being blamed for its sudden decline. Show less


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