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Great Barrier Reef survival prospects ‘poor’

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.

Click here to read the full report by Reuters.