For Immediate Release
New Report Calls on World Heritage Committee to Protect Threatened Corals
Lawyers briefing World Heritage Centre, IUCN on the obligations of nations with World Heritage-listed coral reefs to act on climate change
PARIS - A report by lawyers at Earthjustice and Environmental Justice Australia, being launched this week in Paris, outlines the international legal responsibilities of nations with World Heritage-listed coral reefs to take action to protect those reefs from the devastating effects of climate change.
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