Is it too late for reefs?

Overfishing, ocean acidification and pollution are pushing coral reefs into oblivion. Each of those forces alone is fully capable of causing the global collapse of coral reefs; together, they assure it. The scientific evidence for this is compelling and unequivocal, but there seems to be a collective reluctance to accept the logical conclusion — that there is no hope of saving the global coral reef ecosystem. And what does a return to a world without coral reefs look like? The environmental & economic fallout will be incalculable.

Read more in an insightful article published in the New York Times on the 13th of July 2012.

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