Nemo survived an ordeal in the movie but, according to Greenpeace and UNESCO, he won't be able to survive human greed: Indian coal giant Adani wants to dredge and dump 3 million cubic meters of sea-floor in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area to make way for a new coal terminal.
Obviously, Greenpeace is launching a campaign to try to stop it:
UNESCO cited the dredging and dumping as one of the reasons it is still considering an 'in danger' listing for the reef.
The entire ecosystem was inscribed as World Heritage in 1981, covering an area of 134,363 square miles—348,000 square kilometres.
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