So, this is why I'm here
I'm on Bonaire until the 31st of January working as an intern (at my age!) with the Bonaire Coral Restoration Foundation trying to put a dent in the decline of endangered Caribbean Elkhorn and Staghorn Acropora corals. So far so good, everything I've seen is encouraging a high degree of naive optimism. Sadly, the longterm picture for coral everywhere, and pretty much everything else in the sea that needs to build a skeleton from calcium and carbonate, is very bleak if we can't get are act together on CO2 emissions: https://www.coralcoe.org.au/media-releases/co2-is-messing-with-coral-skeletons
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Photo credits: Jeremy Brown.