15 Jun 2016

"Godfather of Coral"

From Nights, 7:12 pm on 15 June 2016

The Great Barrier Reef is currently experiencing the worst bleaching event in its history, with 22% of corals dead according to government agencies. Former chief scientist of the Australian Institute of Marine Science, Prof Charlie Veron, who discovered at least 20% of the world's coral species, says the Australian government isn't doing enough to prevent further destruction of one of the seven wonders of the natural world.