Hudson FEREMAITO

Hudson FEREMAITO

Vanuatu Fisheries Department, PMB 9045, Port Vila, Vanuatu Coral reefs are the biggest and most spectacular structures made by living organisms. Although they look permanent and indestructible, what we see is the only a thin veneer of living organisms. Vanuatu’s…

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Seascape genomics as a new tool to empower coral reef conservation strategies: An example on north‐western Pacific Acropora digitifera

Seascape genomics as a new tool to empower coral reef conservation strategies: An example on north‐western Pacific Acropora digitifera

Oliver Selmoni, Estelle Rochat, Gael Lecellier, Veronique Berteaux‐Lecellier, Stéphane Joost First published:07 March 2020  https://doi.org/10.1111/eva.12944 Abstract Coral reefs are suffering a major decline due to the environmental constraints imposed by climate change. Over the last 20 years, three major coral bleaching…

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Dr. Antoine COLLIN

Dr. Antoine COLLIN

Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes Dinard, France Antoine COLLIN is a coastal geospatial ecologist motivated by defining and modelling interactions between ecosystems with their environment. He has more than ten-year-old experience in the ecological spatial patterns and processes of the…

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Professor Madeleine VAN OPPEN

Professor Madeleine VAN OPPEN

Professor Madeleine van Oppen is an ecological geneticist with an interest in microbial symbioses and climate change adaptation of reef corals. Her work has been published in >200 peer reviewed papers and book chapters. Her early career focused on evolutionary…

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Dr Vaimiti DUBOUSQUET

Dr Vaimiti DUBOUSQUET

Dr Vaimiti Dubousquet studied the genetic diversity of giant clams and their response to thermal stress in French polynesia with an integrative approach of functionnal genomics. She is interested in resilience of coral reefs, and especially their symbiotic organisms, to…

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Dr. Malika RENE-TROUILLEFOU

Dr. Malika RENE-TROUILLEFOU

Antilles University, Guadeloupe Within BOREA research unit, Malika RENE-TROUILLEFOU is responsible for the Caribbean site. Biochemist, specialized in the microbiology of scleractinian corals since 2012, she completed her PhD at the University of Montpellier 2 in 2009. Very involved in…

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Stephen MOSESE

Stephen MOSESE

Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Solomon Islands With 494 known coral species from 76 genera, Solomon Islands is located within the Coral Triangle Region, the region comprises the highest coral diversity in the world. Coral reefs play an important…

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Dr Stuart KININMONTH

Dr Stuart KININMONTH

Manager of the Heron Island research station, University of Queensland, AustraliaAdjunct position at the University of South Pacific, Fiji Coral Reefs are the foundation of life in the Pacific. Fiji has a vast array of coral reefs spread over an…

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Pr. Anders MEIBOM

Pr. Anders MEIBOM

University of Lausanne, Switzerland In collaboration with the Swiss Foreign Ministry, EPFL has established the Transnational Red Sea Center with core mission to study and protect the unique Red Sea coral reef ecosystems through a broad, international research effort. This…

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Sable project

Sable project

In future, conservation efforts to preserve coral reefs will increasingly depend on the adaptation capabilities of corals, an aspect rarely addressed in the past. This project aims at promoting a conservation strategy that accounts for the adaptive potential of corals…

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