Around Australia and the world, citizens are invited to join a new online seminar on coral reef futures sponsored by the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies as part of its contribution to the International Year of the Reef 2008.
Topics covered by the online seminars include:
The latest science on coral bleaching
The rising plague of coral disease
Coral reefs under climate change
Managing resilience of coral reefs
The risks of ocean acidification
Protecting sea water quality from activity on land
Are the new no-take green zones on the Great Barrier Reef effective?
Can fish stocks on the Great Barrier Reef be replenished?
The threat to reef sharks and other top predators
Tracking Nemo studies on how coral fish larvae disperse.
The ARC Centre's Director Terry Hughes says "Our on-line seminar series for the International Year of the Reef is designed to deliver scientific outcomes to the community in an informative and useful way, so we can all make better decisions about how we care for our great natural assets."
NOTE: to view presentations go to:
http://www.coralcoe.org.au/events/webse ... minar.html
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