Professor Callum Roberts – Ocean Health & Climate Change

Professor Callum Roberts is a marine biologist and professor of marine conservation at York University in the UK.  His David Thomas Conservation Oration, presented at the University of Sydney in early April 2013 provides an excellent overview of current pressures undermining ocean health.   He touches on impacts from noise pollution, global warming, coral reefs, predatory crabs moving into the Antarctic, and increasing oceanic low oxygen dead zones.  The link above takes you to the ABC’s Big Ideas website and audio or video files of the Address.  It is well worth listening to…

By Andy Bodsworth

 

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