Diving and the Water Clarity of the Yucatan Channel was what brought me
"Scientists first warned decades ago that coral reefs were particularly sensitive to heat stress and would be among the earliest victims of global warming if emissions were not brought under control."
JORGE and I OWNED A COCONUT RANCH ON A CARIBBEAN ISLAND, WITH A FRING REEF OFF SHORE, FOR 20 YEARS. ------ WE GOT OLDER, mindus crudas KILLED THE COCONUTS, THE HURRICANE BLEW OUR HOUSE AWAY, THE AFRICAN KILLER BEES ATTACKED, THE PLASTIC GARBAGE BECAME INTENSE, THE FISH ABANDONED THE BAY, THE DRUGS WASHED ASHORE --- and --- WE GOT OLDER :::::::::::
"They were ignored, and humanity continued burning fossil fuels with abandon — setting up an early test of whether the scientific predictions about global warming could be believed. "