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Climate Change and Coral Reefs Classroom Resources - hosted by Dr. Kiki Sanford
Climate Change and Coral Reefs Classroom Resources - featuring Professor Peter Harrison
Climate Change and Coral Reefs Classroom Resources - featuring Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg

October 22, 2010

Hosted by Dr. Kiki Sanford, a series of innovative educational videos and learning resources explore how coral reef ecosystems function and the effects of human impacts and increasing CO2 in the atmosphere and the oceans.

A new package of video modules currently in production focus on coral reproduction and reef ecology and feature Dr. Peter Harrisson, Professor in Marine Ecology and Director of Marine Studies at Southern Cross University, Australia.

A comprehensive classroom resource package with video modules and a 28 min video presentation about coral reefs and climate change featuring Prof. Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, University of Queensland, have recently been completed. (See below for the full online video preview).

Produced in collaboration with Education Services Australia, Specialty Studios and Plankton Productions, the programs and educational resources are available from The Video Project and The Le@rning Federation, Australia's national online education initiative.

See also Current News story: Climate Change and Corals - Classroom Resources

'Climate Change: Coral Reefs on the Edge'

In this full 28 min online video presentation, Prof. Hoegh-Guldberg describes how increased CO2 emissions have led to warming of the seas and increased ocean acidification. He warns that current efforts to curb C02 emissions are falling well short of what's needed to protect our coral reefs.

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