In a dying reef world, Nina Burleigh, New York Times explores the underwater bliss of a little Caribbean island that is showing the world just how to save coral. Bonaire is a leader in new efforts at reef restoration, and building better coral reefs.
“Coral reefs are essential to the health of the oceans and human life. But increasingly shoreline overdevelopment and warmer oceans are killing the corals. Once rare, coral bleaching now happens once every six years, leaving behind calcium skeletons where flora and fauna thrived.”
Read the full article featured in the New York Times January 4th Travel section:
Bonaire: Where Coral and Cactus Thrive, and the Sea Soothes the Soul