This researcher studies effects on tropical coral reefs of climate change and ocean acidification. She searches for answers where other people go on holiday: on beaches in the South Pacific, the Galapagos Islands or the Bahamas. What drives her?
With accelerated coral bleaching threatening to wipe out 90 percent of coral reefs by 2050, new techniques in sexual reproduction of climate-resilient coral could help restore declining reefs.
Coral reefs are vital for the health of the planet, but they are systematically dying. In Fiji, a coral gardener is trying to save the world, one reef at a time.
Oceans cover more than two-thirds of our planet and give us food, energy and other resources. But worldwide, this fantastic underwater world is in danger. Is there still time to prevent the worst?
With the fate of the Great Barrier Reef hanging in the balance, Margaret and Christine Wertheim are crocheting to recreate the magnificent ecosystem and draw attention to climate change and ocean acidification.
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