The last 25 years have been cruel to the world’s coral reefs.
Three global mass bleaching events brought on by human-caused climate change plus overfishing and pollution have exasperated our ocean’s corals. Scientists say half of the world’s coral reefs have died in the last 50 years. But there’s hope. Fueled by the crisis facing corals, innovative technology, revolutionary research, and collaborative partnerships are working to restore and protect corals reefs for generations to come.
Scroll to take a brief look back at what has happened to coral reefs in the last 25 years.