Broadcast live from the Great Barrier Reef Restoration Symposium in Cairns, Australia, experts from around the globe share lessons learned from years working on coral restoration. From offshore coral nurseries, to restoration mitigation techniques, to climate change adaptation, this presentation session seeks to foster knowledge sharing and exchange between managers and practitioners across the globe. Topics and speakers include:

  • Key lessons learned from 30+ years of coral reef restoration – Austin Bowden-Kerby, Corals for Conservation
  • Establishing the first coral nursery in the GBR to regenerate high value coral reefs – Stewart Christie, Reef Restoration Foundation
  • Putting the coral back into ‘coral reef restoration’: Proactive massive coral mitigation in Hawaii – David Gulko, Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources
  • Racing against climate change in the Republic of Seychelles – Louise Laing, People4Ocean
    Validating a large-scale reef restoration project post-2016 coral bleaching in the Maldives – Tess Moriarty, University of Newcastle

Photo @ Carlton Ward