Changing reefs

Changing reefs

At just 27 years of age, Sterling Tebbett has already seen stark changes in the coral reefs he knows and loves. In early 2015, he made his first trip to Lizard Island as a research assistant and recent graduate. “It was, in hindsight, a strange time to visit with...
Fellowship travel awards in a time of COVID

Fellowship travel awards in a time of COVID

Our Foundation provides funding for its doctoral fellows to present their research at an international conference in their second or third year. Such meetings are vitally important for young researchers to become exposed to wider ideas, to make themselves known and to...
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...
Why do gobies and corals live together?

Why do gobies and corals live together?

When we think of coral reefs, we immediately imagine corals of different shapes and sizes with many colourful fishes swimming above and around these beautiful corals. We might even see a big fish or shark swim by that catches our attention. Then when we look closer,...