Shirtloads of Science

Dr Karl’s a curious optimist – a great combination for a science lover. Join him and his guests for weird facts, amazing conversation and remember, it’s never too late for a happy childhood.


episode 18: The Symbiology of Corals and how it might save them (143)

It's 20 years since our first modern Global Coral Bleaching event. Now they are regular, harder and faster. A deadly trio of climate change conditions are killing corals. Dr Emma Camp, a Marine Bio-geochemist, is at Ground Zero on Australia's Great Barrier Reef. She might have discovered some micro-biological interactions that could throw corals a lifeline. 


 2019-07-21  30m