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Revolution in the Reef

Wednesday 08th October 2008 from 13h30 to 15h00
Salle 1 / Auditorium

Directed by
Florian Guthnecht
Written by
Florian Guthnecht
Produced by
FlowMotion Films, ARTE

Documentary, Germany, 2006, 43 min

How can one make the the world aware of the need to protect an ecosystem?

Coral reefs are some of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet – and continuously get severely damaged by climate change, natural disasters and human beings. By declaring the Great Barrier Reef a National Park with extensive no take and no entries zones, Australia has taken a dramatic decision. Kathleen Swalling, a young biologist and member of the park authority, takes up the first fight against pollution, bad diving habits, political failures and ignorant fishermen...


Debate with :

  • Mathilde Nithart, press relations, Veolia Environnement, R&D
  • Pascale Joannot, coral expert in the expert committee of the MNHN