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Colombia shipping channel endangers unique reef

June 18, 2017 4:46 pm

Studies show that about a quarter of the world’s coral reefs are dying and another two thirds are seriously under threat.

An old and unique reef off the coast of Colombia could be wiped out by government plans to build a deep-water shipping channel in the area.

Al Jazeera’s Alessandro Rampietti reports from Cartagena Bay.

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