Invited Speaker at ZSL Science and Conservation Events

  • Cabada-Blanco, F. (Invited speaker)
  • Jamie Craggs (Invited speaker)
  • Bryan Wilson (Invited speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Description of Activity

This event will explore how and why conservation interventions are being carried out for individual coral species, their level of success, and impact on the reef ecosystem. We will focus on some of the best-known examples of species-level conservation from across the globe and the conservation methods used, including exciting developments in novel coral reproduction techniques.

Dr Jamie Craggs, Horniman Museum & Gardens: "Reflections on a decade of ex situ broadcast coral spawning research, sustainable aquaculture and reef restoration practises"
Dr Fran Cabada, University of Portsmouth & EDGE of Existence Marine & Freshwater Specialist, ZSL: "A pillar story on why we need to look back at coral species to conserve reefs"
Dr Bryan Wilson, University of Oxford: "The Chagos brain coral (Ctenella chagius): the world’s rarest coral"
Period10 Jan 2023
Held atZoological Society of London, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionNational


  • corals
  • coral reefs
  • Conservation
  • Caribbean