Great Barrier Reef survival prospects ‘poor’

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Australia's Great Barrier Reef, the world's largest living organism, is under grave threat from climate change and coastal development, and its prospects of survival are "poor," a new report found Wednesday.

While the World Heritage-protected site, which sprawls for more than 345,000 square km (133,000 sq miles) off Australia's east coast, is in a better position than most other reefs globally, the risk of its destruction was mounting.

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