Australia Still Split on How to Save the Great Barrier Reef

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Tourists look through a glass bottomed boat on a tour of the Great Barrier Reef reef at Green Island off the coast of Cairns, Australia. Carla Gottgens / Bloomberg

Skift Take: Australia's unwillingness to accept what is happening to the Great Barrier Reef is tied up with its tourism industry. Officials are worried that highlighting the problem will scare off visitors. But burying your head in the sand isn't a coherent long-term strategy.

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