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Abbi Scott

Abbi Scott

Team Leader

I'm a PhD student at JCU in Cairns. I study seagrasses and their herbivores. My research looks at how herbivores can impact ecosystem service delivery in seagrass meadows. I love diving, exploring and communicating science.

Steve Turton

Steve Turton

Team Leader

Retired environmental geographer with over 30 years of experience as an academic. Interested in climate change impacts and adaptation in the natural resource management sector and ecological effects of tropical cyclones on forested landscapes.

Lizzy Joyce

Lizzy Joyce

Volunteer

I am a PhD candidate from the Australian Tropical Herbarium and James Cook University in Cairns. I research the origins and evolution of the Australian flora, and am particularly interested in the exchange of plants which has happened with Southeast Asia throughout the last 30 million years.

Olivia Rowley

Olivia Rowley

Volunteer

Marine eco-physiologist and jellyfish enthusiast. Currently doing my PhD at James Cook University studying the ecology of the irukandji jellyfish (Carukia barnesi).