The threatened Great Barrier Reef is estimated to be worth $42 billion

Due to unsustainable habits which are propelling climate change, the Great Barrier Reef — which is the largest coral reef in the world — is under immense environmental stress. As water temperatures rise, the coral expels algae living within, causing it to turn ghostly white (a phenomenon known as coral bleaching). Though consumers everywhere are changing their habits to reduce greenhouse emissions and prevent global warming from worsening, no one knows for sure how long it will take — or even…


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