Gary Braasch, Climate Change Photographer, Dies While Snorkeling on Great Barrier Reef

March 7, 2016

By David Walker

© Joan Rothlein

Photographer Gary Braasch.

Photographer Gary Braasch, whose projects about climate change, conservation and other environmental issues have appeared in National Geographic, The New York Times, Smithsonian, Audubon, and other publications since 1974, died today while snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef. He was 70. Braasch’s death was reported by Reuters, which says the photographer was documenting the effect of climate change on the...

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