James Cook University

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Reef Keepers has funded James Cook University to provide research scholarships for PhD students at the Orpheus Island Research Station. This support allows young researchers the ability to gather vital data for their research into solutions for threats to the Great Barrier Reef.

Students supported to undertake field work at Orpheus Island Research Station are looking into research including the effect of climate change on how corals reproduce, and the functioning of coral reefs with certain algae and fish species.