As Great Barrier Reef Ails, Australia Scrambles To Save It

October 28, 2014 7:16 PM

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As Great Barrier Reef Ails, Australia Scrambles To Save It

The Great Barrier Reef has long been in trouble. One Australian government report in 2012 estimated the reef had lost more than half its coral since 1985.

Nearly 2 million tourists travel to the reef each year. Many of them scuba dive to explore this expansive water world up close. It's what brought Madison Lewis to the reef, a college student from Virginia studying in Australia.

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