A ‘coral ark’ biobank solution to preserving Great Barrier Reef | Charlie Veron | Australian Story

Scientist Charlie Veron has spent his much of his career underwater charting the world’s coral reef wonderlands. Now, as the Great Barrier Reef faces its biggest challenge, the 77-year-old reveals an ambitious rescue plan for the future. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/c/abcnewsindepth He is collecting the 400 species of coral on the Great Barrier Reef to preserve in a “coral ark” or biobank. It’s a bold plan, but could it be the solution to future-proofing our precious world heritage-listed site. Read more: https://ab.co/3a3GwVD #AustralianStory #GreatBarrierReef #CharlieVeron ______________________________________________________________ Watch more Australian Story documentaries here: https://bit.ly/36ABH2JY You can also like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ABCAustralianStory Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AustralianStory About Australian Story: Putting the “real” back into reality television, Australian Story is an award-winning documentary series with no narrator and no agendas — just authentic stories told entirely in people’s own words. Take 30 minutes to immerse yourself in the life of an extraordinary Australian. They’re sometimes high profile, sometimes controversial, but always compelling. It’s television guaranteed to make you think and feel. New episodes are available every Monday.

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