The reef in time: The prophecy of Charlie Veron's living collection
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.
|Editors||J. Newell, L. Robin and K. Wehner|
[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 range||208 - 220|
|Book title||Curating the Future: Museums, Communities and Climate Change|
|Place of publication||United Kingdom|
|Web address (URL)||https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/acu/detail.action?docID=4644431|
|Research Group||Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences|
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