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PBS NewsHour | Storms, Starfish Wiped out Half of Great Barrier Reef Coral | PBS

Duration: 05:52 (Full Program)
Program: PBS NewsHour #10457
Broadcast Date: Oct. 2, 2012

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.



Post Date: October 2, 2012