Effective Action on Climate Change – Watch Now

Effective Action on Climate Change – Watch Now

In a webinar hosted by LIRRF on November 23,  Professor Terry Hughes shared findings from his most recent work which sets out the scale of bleaching damage on the GBR and its implications for various reef-recovery proposals.  Terry is the former Director the ARC...
Climate Change Briefing – Watch Now

Climate Change Briefing – Watch Now

On Tuesday October 19, 2021 the Lizard Island Reef Research Foundation hosted an informative and engaging webinar with leading Australian climate change scientist Professor Lesley Hughes. A highly regarded communicator on climate change issues, Lesley shared her...
The rise and fall of turf-algae empires

The rise and fall of turf-algae empires

How will the abundance and diversity of life respond to the overall declining health of the Great Barrier Reef? The drivers of abundance and diversity are complex. They include the availability of food, the availability of shelter, and access to the services provided...
Deconstructing coral colonies

Deconstructing coral colonies

Dr Kyle Zawada is a humble man, but show him just a glimpse of Acropora loripes and he’ll give you its distribution, distinctive features and more in a heartbeat. Whereas some specialize in the language of mathematics or the coded workings of the human mind, Kyle’s...