Feature on 9News about my Kimberley coral research

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20 May 2018: “Australian scientists unlocking key to save world’s reefs” – read more and watch the video here.

Recent media stories

Die Zeit (23 Jan 2019) Wie geht es dem Wasser? Was wir nicht wissen (in German)

The New York Times (8 Oct 2018) Australia’s other great (and threatened) coral reefs

Selected media coverage of the 2018 Science paper

I Fucking Love Science (5 Jan 2018) Coral reef bleaching is happening so frequently that full recoveries are now impossible

The Atlantic (4 Jan 2018) Coral reefs are bleaching too frequently to recover

Featured in an article about the seawater facility of the Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre

Stirling Times (18 August 2017) Watermans Bay: researchers start moving into southern hemisphere’s largest marine research centre

Selected media coverage of the 2017 Nature paper

New York Times (15 March 2017) Large sections of Australia’s Great Reef are now dead, scientists find

Time (15 March 2017) Why it’s so hard to save coral reefs

The Huffington Post (16 March 2017) Coral bleaching just ravaged the Great Barrier Reef. Now it may be hit by another wave

The Guardian (16 March 2017) Stopping global warming is only way to save Great Barrier Reef, scientists warn

BBC (16 March 2017) Great Barrier Reef survival relies on halting warming, study warns

Media coverage of my research on stress-resistant “super coral” and the 2016 bleaching event in Australia

CNET (21 October 2017) Here’s how we can help Mother Nature save the Great Barrier Reef

Deutsche Welle (1 June 2017) Sexual healing for dying coral reefs

Colosoul Magazine (21 February 2017) Coral bleaching continues in Australian reefs

ResearchGate News (21 July 2016) Could stress-resistant corals help scientists find a way to protect the Great Barrier Reef?

The Age (15 June 2016) Super-coral may take heat off Great Barrier Reef bleaching

Inside Climate News (8 June 2016) As coral bleaching goes global, scientists fear worst is yet to come

The New York Times (29 May 2016) Bleaching may have killed half the coral on the Northern Great Barrier Reef, scientists say

The Age (20 April 2016) Great Barrier Reef bleaching: surveys show 93 per cent of reef bleached

Selected radio interviews about the 2016 coral bleaching event and my research

2SER (Sydney Educational Radio) (2016) A Question of Balance (AQOB): Bleaching resistant Kimberley coral?, two-part interview about coral bleaching and my research on stress-resistant Kimberley coral

3CR Community Radio (3 June 2016) Women on the Line: Focus on Coral Bleaching, interview about bleaching in Western Australia and stress-resistant Kimberley corals

Selected media coverage of the Schoepf et al. 2015 paper in Scientific Reports

ABC News (3 Dec 2015) WA ‘super coral’ more resistant to bleaching, but still hit by rising sea temperatures

Nature World News (3 Dec 2015) Coral bleaching: reefs adapted to warmer waters are just as threatened by climate change

UnderTheCBlog (3 Dec 2015) Even in so-called “super corals”, temperature is still kryptonite

Selected media coverage of the Schoepf et al. 2015 paper in Proceedings of the Royal Society B

ABC News (18 Nov 2015) Annual bleaching could threaten some species of coral

Science World Report (18 Nov 2015) Coral bleaching may be survived by fatter coral in the face of climate change

International Business Times (18 Nov 2015) Corals with high levels of fat can withstand bleaching events: study

Science Codex (18 Nov 2015) Fat makes coral fit to cope with climate change

Practical Fishkeeping (18 Nov 2015) Study shows that some corals can survive annual bleaching events

Media coverage in German/Austrian/Swiss media

Der Standard (5 October 2017) “Superkorallen trotzen der Bleiche” (Super corals and bleaching), interview about my research on stress-resistant corals in Australia’s Kimberley region. pdf

GEOlino extra (2016) “Das ist ein trauriger Anblick” (This is a sad view), interview about the global coral bleaching event, issue 61/2016, p56-59. pdf

Quart Heft fuer Kultur Tirol (Dec 2016) “Satzspiegel” (column “print space”), essay about my work philosophy as a marine scientist, issue 28/16, p123.

Taucherglocke.de (18 Oct 2016) Korallenbleiche – Mehr als nur eine Pigmentstoerung (Coral bleaching – more than a pigmentation issue), interview about coral bleaching and what divers can do to contribute

Zuerich Zoo Journal (12 Sept 2016) Abtauchen im Riff (Diving on the reef), interview about coral bleaching and my research on stress-resistant coral in Australia

Unterwasser (Sept 2016) Bleich wie der Tod (As pale as death), article in German diver magazine about the global coral bleaching event in Australia, issue 9/16, p72-77. pdf

Impuls Magazin (5 July 2016) Meeresbiologin mit Oetztaler Wurzeln (Marine biologist of Austrian origin (Oetz Valley)), interview about my career and work as a marine biologist. pdf

Kronen Zeitung (26 June 2016) Dem Korallensterben im Meer auf der Spur (Investigating mass coral death in the ocean), interview about coral bleaching and my career as a marine biologist, p21-22. pdf1 and pdf2

Die Zeit (16 June 2016) Schnorcheln als taegliche Feldarbeit (Snorkelling as daily fieldwork), interview about my career and work as a marine biologist, no 26, p10. pdf

Sueddeutsche Zeitung (3 June 2016) Meeresbiologin: Stress unter Wasser (Marine biologist: stress under water), interview about the global coral bleaching event and my research on stress-resistant coral

Der Standard (22 Sept 2008) Drupella cornus raspelt Riffe kurz und klein (Drupella cornus destroys coral reefs), online article about my master thesis’ research after I won first prize in a national competition for young scientists to write media releases. pdf</a