More bad news for Pacific reefs | Pacific Beat

More bad news for Pacific reefs

More bad news for Pacific reefs

Updated 17 September 2012, 17:24 AEST

An international team of scientists says the chance to save the world's coral reefs is small and is rapidly getting smaller.

Marine Scientist Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg is one of the authors of a report on the survival of coral reefs published in the journal Nature Climate Change.

He's told Simon Lauder that he expects 70 percent of the world's corals to suffer long-term degradation over the next 20 years..

Presenter: Simon Lauder

Speaker: Professor Hoegh-Guldberg from the University of Queensland

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