Reef report card found despite avoiding an ‘in danger’ listing from Unesco in July, inshore areas are in a bad shape throughout the 2,300km-long ecosystem

The Great Barrier Reef is in poor condition and efforts to prevent pollution flowing onto the coral ecosystem are not happening quickly enough, according to a Queensland government assessment.

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Source: Guardian Environment