Samantha Goyen

Samantha Goyen

Aug 23, 2016

Group 6 Copy 40
1
Please wait...

About This Project

Sydney Harbour is a long way from the Great Barrier Reef but is surprisingly home to scleractinian (hard) corals. Despite the extreme environmental conditions (low temperatures, low light) corals thrive here. Extreme environments may become the ‘norm’ for reefs and act as refuge environments, as coral reefs are at risk from pollution and global warming. Understanding how the Harbour corals are thriving in Sydney could enable us to better predict the future of coral reefs.

Blast off!

Browse Other Projects on Experiment

Related Projects

Pieris Project: using citizen science to learn how species will respond to climate change

Climate change will dramatically alter the planet’sbiodiversity, yet we know little about how most species will...

Help us pioneer stem cell therapy for giraffe!

Arthritis is common in geriatric giraffe. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is uniquely suited to help find better arthritis...

Backer Badge Funded

A biology project funded by 18 people