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Introduction to week 4

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Welcome to the final week in Life below Water. Hi, I’m Dr. Kathy Townsend. I’m a marine scientists from the University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia, and I’ll be leading you through this final week. In this final section we’ll leave you with a message of hope and showcase some of the innovative solutions to deal with human impacts, including things such as climate change. Did you know that seaweed could be used to reduce climate change gas emissions? How are technological advancements, improving our ability to map and monitor the Life below Water? Find out how citizen scientists have contributed to long term research projects such as Project Manta, go people power!
How are shell fisheries, helping to improve the ecosystem health of Australia’s coastal systems. Finally, discover what can be farmed below the water that is both healthy for us and healthy for the sea. The answer may surprise you. Prepare to be inspired by those innovative environmental solutions.
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