Could the sound of a healthy reef save the Great Barrier Reef?
The question of how to restore Australia’s once glorious reefs has been frustrating scientists and the ocean loving public for years.
Climate change, coral bleaching, and coastal development are driving our beautiful reefs to the brink, but one incredible project may have just found a way to inject life back into our degraded reef ecosystems.
Scientists at Lizard Island have begun playing the sounds of a healthy reef from underwater speakers to entice fish back to degraded reef systems – breathing life back into the threatened area.
To find out more about this amazing project we were joined by Dr Mark Meekan, Senior Principal Research Scientist at the Australian Institute of Marine Science.