The Great Barrier Reef and other coral reef systems around the planet are facing a catastrophic future. After each of the past six major coral reef extinctions, the reefs have always come back; unfortunately, that process takes tens of thousands of years. Join us for a panel discussion about buying time with local and global solutions to prevent the loss of these natural wonders in our lifetime. How can we protect and preserve coral reefs from sediment/pollution from local waterways and from global climate change?


Jodi Salmond

Reef Check Australia

Jodi Salmond is a marine researcher specializing in citizen science, conservation biology and reef ecology. Under water, she trains divers in global reef health monitoring protocols; above it, she eng... Read more

David Rissik


David has significant experience in climate change adaptation planning and processes. He is Head of Capability and Innovation and a Senior Principal at BMT Environment Australia, and has led a range o... Read more

Krey Price

International Water Training Institute

Educated at the University of California at Berkeley, Krey is a civil engineer and project manager with international experience in water resources. He is engaged in computational modelling, engineeri... Read more

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