Climate photographer dies while documenting coral bleaching in Australia

Mashable - Gary Braasch, a pioneering photographer who traveled the world to document the increasingly rapid and far-reaching effects of global warming, died on Monday while taking pictures of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, according to Reuters.

"One of the greatest challenges in communicating climate change — a phenomenon that happens slowly, over decades — is finding that visual image, that striking picture we can look at and say, 'Wow! I see what you're talking about now!'" said Texas Tech University climate researcher Katharine Hayhoe, in a Facebook post.

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