State of Great Barrier Reef Worsens

After a very recent survey of the Great Barrier Reef (specifically the region near Lizard Island), Justin Marshall—who works at the University of Queensland and is the chief investigator of citizen science program Coral Watch—has reported devastating news for the coral and wildlife that exists there. Coral has continued to bleach (even in the winter) and many fish species have disappeared from the area in what Marshall described as “complete ecosystem collapse.” With reefs all over the world suffering due to higher water temperatures, there’s no doubt climate change is real. Read more at The Guardian.