PBS NewsHour Storms, Starfish Wiped out Half of Great Barrier Reef Coral
Storms, Starfish and Warmer Waters Wiped out Half of Great Barrier Reef Coral Details
Program: PBS NewsHour
Episode: Storms, Starfish Wiped out Half of Great Barrier Reef Coral
A new study finds that in the last 27 years, half of Australia's Great Barrier Reef coral has died. Gwen Ifill talks to Nancy Knowlton, a coral reef biologist and chair of Marine Science at the Smithsonian Institution, about ecological and economical consequences of the collapse, as well as measures to help mediate the decline.
Premiere Date: 10/02/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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