A love story for the coral reef crisis

The beauty of parrotfish and the threat of climate change 

Over the course of hundreds of scuba dives, marine biologist Ayana Elizabeth Johnson fell in love – with a fish. 

In this ode to parrotfish, she shares five reasons why these creatures are simply amazing (from their ability to poop white sand to make colorful “wardrobe changes”) and shows what’s at stake — for us and them — as climate change threatens the future of coral reefs.

About the speaker Ayana Elizabeth Johnson

Ayana Elizabeth Johnson is a marine biologist and policy expert, and founder of Urban Ocean Lab, a think tank focused on coastal cities, and founder and CEO of Ocean Collectiv, a strategy consulting firm for conservation solutions.

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