New paper in Conservation Biology about the global coral reef crisis

Our new paper out today in Conservation Biology, “The full extent of the global coral reef crisis”, describes how satellite imagery is now of such high spatial resolution and relatively low cost that we have an unprecedented opportunity to create a first-ever baseline of global reef area…which would also allow us to continue to monitor change into the future.

Full paper: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cobi.12564/abstract

Press release: http://mq.edu.au/newsroom/2015/07/30/how-much-coral-reef-does-the-world-have-a-global-perspective-needed/