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Deep in the oceans, marine biologist Marah Hardt counts coral, sea urchin, and fish and looks for patterns to understand what makes reefs sick or healthy. Create a coral reef orchestra and learn how scientists work with businesses to protect our oceans.
Episode filmed live at the 2015 World Science Festival in New York City. The full Cool Jobs program from that year can be viewed online.
Given the choice, Marah J. Hardt prefers to be under the sea. As a marine scientist she has swum with sharks, watched corals being born, and had her teeth cleaned by shrimp—all in an effort to better understand how healthy oceans work. Today, Hardt works more on land in order to help businesses invent solutions to problems such as overfishing, and other threats to marine life.Read More