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Enjoy browsing a range of videos, scientific research papers, books and press articles that feature our work.

Scientific research papers and books

Lange et al (2024)

Coral restoration can drive rapid reef carbonate budget recovery

Suggett et al (2024)

Restoration as a meaningful aid to ecological recovery of coral reefs

Lendo et al (2024)

Carbonate budgets induced by coral restoration of a Great Barrier Reef site following cyclone damage

Strudwick et al (2023)

Impacts of plastic-free materials on coral-associated bacterial communities during reef restoration

Lamont et al (2022)

HydroMoth: Testing a prototype low-cost acoustic recorder for aquatic environments

Williams et al (2022)

Enhancing automated analysis of marine soundscapes using ecoacoustic indices and machine learning

McArdle et al (2022)

Mars and Coral Reef Restoration: Learnings From 15+ Years of Trial and Error

Lamont et al (2022)

Multi-dimensional approaches to scaling up coral reef restoration

Lamont et al (2021)

The sound of recovery: coral reef restoration success is detectable in the soundscape

Vaughan (2021)

Active coral restoration: techniques for a changing planet. J Ross Publishing, ISBN 9781604271430

Saunders et al (2020)

Bright spots in coastal marine ecosystem restoration, Current Biology 30: R1500-R1510.

Seraphim et al (2020)

Interactions between coral restoration and fish assemblages: implications for reef management. Journal of Fish Biology 97: 633-655.

Williams et al (2019)

Large-scale coral reef rehabilitation after blast fishing in Indonesia, Restoration Ecology 27: 447-456.

Press articles

yahoo! finance, 2023

"The Big Build" - Mars Leads One of the Largest Coral Restoration Events in History

DIVE Magazine, 2023

Mars' 'Big Build' mass coral restoration success

DIVERNET, 2023

The Big Build: Reef Star Dives in Overdrive

KOMPAS, 2023

Guarding the Conservation of Bontosua Island Corals

MONGABAY, 2022

Scientists develop AI that can listen to the pulse of a reef being restored

The Australian, 2022

Treading water among the stars

FOOD navigator, 2022

Mars talks 'mission critical' coral reef restoration

The Guardian, 2021

'Listen to the fish sing: scientists record ‘mind-blowing’ noises of restored coral reef'

The Independent, 2021

'Fish ‘sing’ as Indonesian coral reef restored back to life'

BBC News, 2021

'Fish ‘whoops and growls’ recorded on restored reef'

University of Western Australia press release, 2021

New partnership shores up coral reef restoration

Wild Magazine, 2021

Reef regeneration on the Great Barrier Reef

BBC News, 2021

'Then and now: restoring coral reefs in Indonesia'

Daily Mail, 2021

'World's largest coral recovery brings Indonesia reef back to life'

Forbes, 2021

'The SHEBA Hope Reef brings hope to coral reefs everywhere - you can help too'

Sky News, 2021

'The Indonesian coral reef built on hope'

International Coral Reef Initiative, 2020

A summary of our restoration approach on the ICRI website

Nature Portfolio, 2020

'An interdisciplinary approach to coral reef restoration'

Australia Times, 2020

'Reef regeneration trial underway on the Great Barrier Reef'

Science News

'How scientists wrestle with grief over climate change'

eco magazine

'Mars, Incorporated: Investing in a Sustainable Future'