An aerial view of the Great Barrier Reef as seen on August 7, 2009 in Cairns, Australia. | Phil Walter/Getty

Decline of Great Barrier Reef Provokes Calls for Geoengineering Techniques

Researchers are exploring cloud seeding and pushing cool water over heat-stressed corals as methods for protecting the reef. 

Published On 05/01/2017
12:09 PM EDT
“There is absolutely no doubt this is treating the symptom, not the cause.”