Instant Genius

Instant Genius: Corals, with Dr Jamie Craggs

Published: 11th April, 2022 at 07:00
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Coral expert Dr Jamie Craggs joins us on our podcasts, Instant Genius and Instant Genius Extra.

Instant Genius is a bite-sized masterclass in podcast form. In this week's episode, we talk to Dr Jamie Craggs.


He's the Aquarium Curator at the Horniman Museum & Gardens, London, and founder of Project Coral, a research project focused on developing techniques to induce coral spawning events in closed system aquariums.

Jamie tells us all about the biology of corals and reveals why they are so important for the planet.

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And if that's not enough, you can hear even more from Jamie on Instant Genius Extra.

On this subscription-only show, available on Apple Podcasts, we take a deeper dive into the topics covered on Instant Genius. In this episode, Jamie delves into the complicated reproduction of corals, and explains how this can help us develop ways to conserve them.

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Alice Lipscombe-SouthwellManaging editor, BBC Science Focus

Alice is the managing editor at BBC Science Focus Magazine. She has a BSc in zoology with marine zoology. Her interests include natural history, wildlife, the outdoors, health and fitness.


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