The reef in time: The prophecy of Charlie Veron's living collection

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McCalman, Iain. (2016) The reef in time: The prophecy of Charlie Veron's living collection. In In J. Newell, L. Robin and K. Wehner (Ed.). Curating the Future: Museums, Communities and Climate Change pp. 208 - 220 Routledge.
AuthorsMcCalman, Iain
EditorsJ. Newell, L. Robin and K. Wehner
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[Extract] In the year 1972 young Charlie Veron felt bewildered as he swam underwater among the dazzling corals of the Great Barrier Reef. Perhaps this was a moment of nemesis, he mused; he’d fluked a job as the first full-time professional scientist on the Great Barrier Reef without any qualifications in marine biology, and now the identity of the corals he saw among the fringing reefs off Townsville eluded him.

Page range208 - 220
Year2016
Book titleCurating the Future: Museums, Communities and Climate Change
PublisherRoutledge
Place of publicationUnited Kingdom
ISBN9781315620770
Web address (URL)https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/acu/detail.action?docID=4644431
Research GroupInstitute for Humanities and Social Sciences
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