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About 1.4 million hectares of forest has been cleared since 2010 on Australia's east coast [Courtesy: The Wilderness Society]

Soaring deforestation new threat to Great Barrier Reef

Coral bleaching and the effects of climate change on the Great Barrier Reefhave drawn international focus, but another threat has emerged to one of the world’s most famous natural wonders – the systematic clearing of native bushland.  

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