THE SECRET LIFE OF CORALS – INTERVIEW WITH WALTER DELLISANTI

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Do you know corals breathe? And what about the fact that they get “stressed”? Do you know that you can bring a whole lab underwater and measuring all of this?

As part of the series “Draw My Science”, I interviewed marine biologist Walter Dellisanti, Ph.D. candidate at City University of Hong Kong and coral expert. And I made illustrations inspired by our chat.

Walter, originally from Italy, started by studying micro-organisms and how human footprints, causing the increase of CO2 into the water, affect them. He now lives in Hong Kong where he studies brain corals metabolism and how they respond to external stressors.

We talked about his science, about the importance of science communication, and about the best seabeds he ever visited. You can listen to the entire interview on Youtube, or read the selected extract below.

Without any further ado, let’s dive in (pun intended)!

Period16 Apr 2020

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TitleTHE SECRET LIFE OF CORALS – INTERVIEW WITH WALTER DELLISANTI
DescriptionDo you know corals breathe? And what about the fact that they get “stressed”? Do you know that you can bring a whole lab underwater and measuring all of this?

As part of the series “Draw My Science”, I interviewed marine biologist Walter Dellisanti, Ph.D. candidate at City University of Hong Kong and coral expert. And I made illustrations inspired by our chat.

Walter, originally from Italy, started by studying micro-organisms and how human footprints, causing the increase of CO2 into the water, affect them. He now lives in Hong Kong where he studies brain corals metabolism and how they respond to external stressors.

We talked about his science, about the importance of science communication, and about the best seabeds he ever visited. You can listen to the entire interview on Youtube, or read the selected extract below.

Without any further ado, let’s dive in (pun intended)!
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PlaceHong Kong
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media typeWeb
Producer/AuthorValentina Ferro
Date16/04/20
Linkhttps://newoldscience.com/2020/04/15/the-secret-life-of-corals-interview-with-walter-dellisanti/