skip to main content

Listen

Read

Watch

Schedules

Programs

Events

Give

Account

Donation Heart Ribbon

Linking Pollution And Bacteria To Coral Reef Health

Audio

Aired 7/28/10

San Diego State University professor Dr. Forest Rohwer's recent book "Coral Reefs In the Microbial Seas" gives evidence linking pollution and bacteria to coral reef health.

Transcript

We've been hearing for quite some time that the ocean's coral reefs are in trouble. Now a new book diagnoses the problems with the reefs down to the microbial level. It's a science book that not only explains the research being conducted, but tells stories about the way it was conducted. We meet the scientists, enjoy their camaraderie and adventures, all while learning to understand the precarious situation faced by the world's coral reefs.

Guest

Dr. Forest Rohwer, San Diego State University professor and author of the book “Coral Reefs in the Microbial Seas.”

Please stay on topic and be as concise as possible. Leaving a comment means you agree to our Community Discussion Rules. We like civilized discourse. We don't like spam, lying, profanity, harassment or personal attacks.

comments powered by Disqus