Lost at sea: mum and dad build homes to keep baby corals close

May. 24, 2017 by

Coral larvae depend on their parents to create nooks and crannies for them so that they can stay, settle and re-establish after a reef has been damaged, according to new findings published this week. “Storms, floods, and coral bleaching damage

Presenting at Australia’s Parliament

Mar. 31, 2017 by

Yesterday, out of the blue, I did something that I never thought I’d do. I went to Parliament House and reported on the status of the almost three-year old, continuous global mass bleaching event to a room full of politicians.

Unravelling the extinction risk of poorly-known groupers

Mar. 30, 2016 by

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List classifies species into categories of risk of extinction. Assessments are mostly based on quantitative data and evaluate if the population of a given species is either declining or stable. Species

How much coral reef does the world have?

Aug. 4, 2015 by

How much coral reef does the world have? [link]

Robotic torpedoes help map our corals

May. 25, 2015 by

Robotic torpedoes help map our corals on Great Barrier Reef [link]