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RLS Australia

Southern Coral Sea

The plan was to sail from Gladstone out to the southern Coral Sea. We had a narrow weather window so, after a quick stop at Lady Musgrave to get me up to speed with the RLS protocol, we sailed 36 hours straight to Cato Island. Our crew of three included my partner Bruce, Graham Edgar, and myself. It was the first time we had been to the southern Coral Sea…

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RLS International

Belize – October 2016

The collaboration between RLS and the Smithsonian Institution was further strengthened during the second-annual monitoring of reefs at the Belize MarineGEO site.   Rick joined Smithsonian RLS divers Ross Whippo, Scott Jones, Zach Foltz, and Janina Seemann as they...

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Scientific Papers

Assessing National Biodiversity Trends for Rocky and Coral Reefs through the Integration of Citizen Science and Scientific Monitoring Program

Bioscience: 67, 2: 134-146 (2017)

The latest Australian State of the Environment report was recently released, and featured the Reef Life Survey data…

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