The Gordon La Praik Soft Coral Collection

The Gordon La Praik Soft Coral Collection

Gordon La Praik is a citizen scientist who devoted decades of his life to studying, identifying and documenting the soft corals and mollusc of the Keppels and Southern Great Barrier Reef. Gordon has allowed us to share his stunning photographs and unique story through...
From dive-shop girl to research scientist

From dive-shop girl to research scientist

In 1994, following my first SCUBA dive at Middle Island with Peter Williams of Keppel Reef Scuba Adventures, I developed an insatiable need to see the reefs, to learn about their intricate complexity and the factors that drive them. It was through Pete Williams and...