Bio: Mark is a researcher and lecturer in his 10th year at JCU. His research focuses on marine turtle biology and behavior. He is the Co-Vice Chair of the IUCN Marine Turtle Specialist Group and a member of the Science Advise Panel for the United Nations Indian Ocean Marine Turtle MoU. Occasionally he gets to go and see turtles.
Half a trillion corals: world-first coral count prompts rethink of extinction risks
For the first time, scientists have assessed how many corals there are in the Pacific Ocean—and evaluated their risk of extinction. While the answer to “how many coral species are there?” is