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Untapped beauty of Nam O Reef in Danang
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Untapped beauty of Nam O Reef in Danang

Once taking a tour to Danang, which is famous for its pristine beaches, world-renowned tourist destinations and tasty seafood dishes, nature enthusiasts should not miss a chance to explore Nam O Reef.

UNESCO has 'serious concern' over Great Barrier Reef coral
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UNESCO has 'serious concern' over Great Barrier Reef coral

Yahoo News CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A United Nations agency said Saturday it had "serious concern" about coral bleaching on Australia's Great Barrier and urged the government to work faster to

Chemical cocktail found in Barrier Reef turtles
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Chemical cocktail found in Barrier Reef turtles

Yahoo News Human medicines and household substances have been discovered in the blood of green turtles in Australia's Great Barrier Reef, researchers said Friday, highlighting the impact of man-made

Australia probes coal spill near Great Barrier Reef
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Australia probes coal spill near Great Barrier Reef

Yahoo News Coal has washed up in waters dangerously close to Australia's Great Barrier Reef, environmental authorities said on Wednesday, following an investigation into complaints of black dust on

Australia boosts spending to keep Great Barrier Reef off 'in danger' list
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Australia boosts spending to keep Great Barrier Reef off 'in danger' list

By Colin Packham SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will spend A$1.3 billion ($965.3 million) in the next five years to improve the water quality and wellbeing of the Great Barrier Reef to prevent the

Scientists record biggest ever coral die-off on Australia's Great Barrier Reef
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Scientists record biggest ever coral die-off on Australia's Great Barrier Reef

By Tom Westbrook SYDNEY (Reuters) - Warm seas around Australia's Great Barrier Reef have killed two-thirds of a 700-km (435 miles) stretch of coral in the past nine months, the worst die-off ever

Record coral kill-off on Great Barrier Reef
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Record coral kill-off on Great Barrier Reef

The 2,300-kilometre (1,400-mile) long reef -- the world's biggest coral ecosystem -- suffered its most severe bleaching in recorded history due to warming sea temperatures during March and April with

English tourist dies at Great Barrier Reef, third fatality this week
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English tourist dies at Great Barrier Reef, third fatality this week

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An English tourist died on Friday while scuba diving at Australia's Great Barrier Reef, according to police, the third fatality there this week. The police did not have details

2 French tourists die while snorkeling on Great Barrier Reef
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2 French tourists die while snorkeling on Great Barrier Reef

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Two elderly French tourists died of heart attacks moments apart while snorkeling on Australia's Great Barrier Reef on Wednesday, officials said.

U.S. sails warship near reef in South China Sea (Vietnam's East Sea)
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U.S. sails warship near reef in South China Sea (Vietnam's East Sea)


A U.S. navy warship sailed close to a disputed reef in the South China Sea (Vietnam's East Sea) on Tuesday, a U.S. Department of Defense official said, days after China warned criticism of its