The 'Godfather of Coral' who's still diving at 72
Over the last 50 years, Charlie Veron has discovered more than 20% of the world’s coral species, earning him the nickname 'Godfather of Coral'. He was also one of the early scientists to document coral bleaching.
We follow him underwater on the Great Barrier Reef as he remembers the spectacular world he saw.
Photo: Charlie Veron underwater looking at a coral Credit: Ellen Husain