The History Of The Reef

The Great Barrier Reef stretches 1,400 miles along the coast of Australia and can be seen from space. This hour, we’ll get to know the thousands of marine animals that call the reef home and learn about the challenges the World Heritage site faces with University of Sydney professor Iain McCalman. His new book is The Reef: A Passionate History – The Great Barrier Reef from Captain Cook to Climate Change (Scientific American).