AME CSO Sonia J. Rowley, was interviewed on the online show “Likable Science” , on Think Tech Hawaii, to discuss her work on Gorgonian (sea fan) corals, and their discovery and responses to environmental change. From conservation indicator species in the shallow waters of Indonesia, to new discoveries and exciting questions on Twilight reefs and deep ocean seamounts, Sonia described what drives her research and the fascinating things that she finds. Check out the interview, conducted by host Dr. Ethan Allen, who is also the director at the Pacific Resources for Education and Learning, (PREL).
Likable Science endeavours to promote a broadened public affinity for science. By inviting guests to discuss their research, Likable Science helps to build awareness of scientific research, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), and, therefore, enhances public perception of science and engineering as exciting and entertaining topics.