And exactly which half is that?
The top half, the lower half, the inside half, the outside half?
It certainly isn’t the half near Mackay or Airle Beach unless it died in the last 2 months.
Where do you get this crap from?
The GBR dies every time the funding for the “scientists” is coming up for renewal.
It has the same credibility and happens as often as THE ARCTIC WILL BE ICE FREE by (fill in a date)
Civilisation, in fact, grows more and more maudlin and hysterical; especially under democracy it tends to degenerate into a mere combat of crazes; the whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, most of them imaginary.