Document Coral Protection of the Nice Barrier Reef – Time to Minimize Local weather Disaster Funding?
Essay by Eric Worrall
The Guardian addresses the alleged climate risk to the reef amid a record boom in coral cover.
The Great Barrier Reef’s record coral cover is good news, but the climate threat lingers
The World Heritage site still has some recovery capacity, but the window is closing fast as the climate continues to warm
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One of the planet’s natural jewels, the Great Barrier Reef stretches more than 2,300 km in northeast Australia.
But the World Heritage-listed organism is not only a bucket-list favorite and a massive mass of biodiversity in 3,000 individual reefs, it’s also at the forefront of the climate crisis.
But this week a report on the amount of coral in the reef showed the highest level in 36 years of monitoring in the north and center.
But that doesn’t mean the crisis is over.
Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/aug/06/great-barrier-reefs-record-coral-cover-is-good-news-but-climate-threat-remains
Have you ever read anything more absurd?
I have no problem with scientists getting a little funding, but now that we have ample evidence that the reef is doing well, that the scientific claims about the climate crisis were nonsense, maybe it’s time to share some of that generous funding of reef research to say they get paid to fix our failing hospitals and schools.