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AXA Coral Live 2021

8 Nov 2021 - 17 Nov 2021

We were delighted to return to the CARMABI research station on Curacao in the Caribbean for Coral Live after visiting remotely in 2020.

Schools across the planet joined us and the team of scientists in exploring the wonders of the coral reef. There were lessons for all ages, with a focus on wonder and living things for younger students, all the way to exam-grade case studies on marine ecosystems.

With the COP26 climate conference taking place during Coral Live, we also touched on caring for this fragile ecosystem.

Watch on catch up below.

Key stats


DAYS
8
SPEAKERS
17
LIVE LESSONS
22
COUNTRIES
8
STUDENTS
29.9K
SCHOOLS
163

Speakers


Jamie Buchanan-Dunlop
Director, Encounter Edu
Dr Kristen Marhaver
Marine Biologist, CARMABI
Dr Mark Vermeij
Scientific Director, CARMABI
Susan MacWhorter
School Programs Educator, California Academy of Sciences
Ellie Mackay
Science communicator & Field Producer, Encounter Edu
Alejandra Hernandez-Agreda
Investigador posdoctorante, Academia de Ciencias de California
Ben Mueller
PhD, Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellow University of Amsterdam & University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa
Dr Rene van der Zande
Research Scientist, University of Queensland
Dr Michelle Achlatis
Research Scientist, California Academy of Sciences
Lisa Schellenberg
PhD Student, NIOZ
Nienke van de Loosdrecht
PhD Student, University of Amsterdam
Virginia Sánchez Barranco
PhD Student, NIOZ
Vesna Bertoncelj
PhD Student, NIOZ
Matthew-James Bennett
Research and field assistant, CARMABI
Prof Steve Simpson
Marine Biologist, University of Bristol
Josh Pysanczyn
Master's Student, University of Bristol
Kelly Latijnhouwers
Caribbean restoration Coordinator, SECORE International
Joel Dominguez
Marine Park Ranger, CARMABI

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