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Naomi Klein at the Great Barrier Reef: what have we left for our children?

Prior to arriving in Sydney to receive the 2016 Sydney Peace Prize, Naomi Klein and her family went up to the Great Barrier Reef to witness the devastating bleaching first hand.

In “Under the Surface”, a special Guardian film, the award-winning writer and environmental campaigner Naomi Klein travels to the Great Barrier Reef with her son, Toma, to see the impact of coral bleaching caused by climate change. In a personal but also universal story, Klein tells how she wants him to bear witness. ‘Just in case, amid the coral that is still alive, he can find something beautiful to connect with, something he can carry with him as he navigates life on a warmer, harsher planet than the one I grew up on. Because climate change is already here – and kids are on the frontlines.’