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Jun 9, 2022

Love science and conservation? Want to discover new ways to protect our species? Elle Kaye chats with guests who work within the science genre, but whose job titles may need a little unpacking. Strap in for entomology, taxidermy, diaphonization, pet remains, human pathology and all those that work with specimens.

In episode 035 Elle chats with Dr. Michelle Taylor about her work as Director of Marine Biology at Essex University in the United Kingdom and President of the Deep-Sea Biology Society. She discusses her journey into marine biology, and where around the world her research and exploration has taken her. She shares details about her research in deep-sea corals deep-sea ecosystems, what drives their biodiversity and how we can limit human impacts in vulnerable habitats such as coral reefs.

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Dr. Michelle Taylor’s research

Reef Doctor Madagascar                            



International Seabed Authority

Nautilus Camera

E.O Wilson

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