Breakthrough as New Caledonia votes to protect coral reef

New Caledonia has agreed to tougher protections around a huge swathe of some of the world’s last near-pristine coral reefs, in a move conservationists hailed as a major breakthrough.

Last updated on 16 August 2018

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
New Caledonia (France)
Region: 
South Pacific
Threats: 
Habitat loss and degradation
Climate Change
Species: 
Dugong dugon
Species group: 
Marine mammals