Great Barrier Reef 'economic dilemma' in Australia
The outlook for Australia's Great Barrier Reef is poor despite conservation efforts, a new report says.
The bleak report said that climate change is the biggest threat along with poor water quality from land-based run-off, coastal development and fishing.
The BBC's environment correspondent Matt McGrath said the Great Barrier Reef posed a "difficult economic dilemma" for the Australian government.
13 Aug 2014
- From the section Science & Environment