Nov 02, 2020

‘Coral ark’ vision unveiled for Port Douglas

‘Coral ark’ vision unveiled for Port Douglas The concept design for the the Living Coral Biobank. Credit: Contreras Earl Architecture / SAN architectural illustration

Nonprofit group Great Barrier Reef Legacy has revealed its vision for a ‘coral ark’ to be built in Port Douglas. The Living Coral Biobank would preserve the genetic biodiversity of hard coral species by collecting and maintaining living samples of some 800 species worldwide. The complex has been designed by Australian firm Contreras Earl Architecture, along with leading…