Rescuing the Great Barrier Reef: how much can be saved, and how can we do it?

The Guardian | Apr 4, 2020 at 8:00 PM
  • When coral scientist Dr Zoe Richards left the Great Barrier Reef’s Lizard Island in late January, she was feeling optimistic.
  • Prof Peter Mumby, professor of coral reef ecology at the University of Queensland, is the chief scientist at the Great Barrier Reef Foundation – the once-small not-for-profit that was awarded a controversial $443m government grant in 2018.
  • The Great Barrier Reef’s first major mass bleaching event happened in 1998.