coral reefs

ChatGPT & DALL-E generated panoramic image of a Caribbean underwater view with a coral reef being printed by a large 3d printer

Sheer Scale & Complexity Of Reefs Makes Adaptation & Preservation Challenging

Recently I hosted Professor Amy Wagoner Johnson, a US materials scientist who is leading a global research project on coral reef restoration, on my podcast Redefining Energy – Tech. In the theme of providing transcripts of presentations I’m giving in various places for people who prefer the written word, this is … [continued]

The UNESCO World Heritage property, comprises the city of Venice and its lagoon.  Image: Kent Wang from Barcelona, Spain.

A Climate Crossroads for the World Heritage Convention

How will the nations that have ratified UNESCO’s World Heritage Convention respond to the threat climate change represents to iconic natural and historic sites across the globe? This is one of the biggest questions facing the countries represented at the 45th World Heritage Committee meeting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Will … [continued]