Experts engaged in research were seen as credible by our focus groups. There is a strong desire to see ‘real people’ doing ‘real things’ in response to climate change.
WHAT IT SHOWS: Marine biologist Carden Wallace (left) from the Museum of Tropical Queensland examines corals on the Great Barrier Reef.
In 1998 scientists began warning about the destructive impact on coral reefs of rising sea temperature, coral bleaching and global warming. In March 2016 reports emerged that showed 95 percent of reefs from Cairns to Papua New Guinea were now severely bleached with up to 50 percent mortality in the bleached corals.