• The University of Western Australia (M470), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

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Biography

Giulia has always loved the sea and looking after the marine environment has been her dream since she was a child, in fact she became a SCUBA diver at a very young age. After completing her Master’s in Marine Biology in Italy, Giulia worked in Norway and Mexico before moving to Australia to pursue her PhD. Giulia completed her PhD at UNSW in Sydney where she looked at solutions for restoring and protecting the threatened seagrass Posidonia australis.

Giulia is currently a post-doc looking at methods and solutions to scale up seagrass restoration in the metropolitan coastal waters near Perth and in Shark Bay, WA. Her research includes the use of seagrass transplants, seeds and naturally-detached fragments for restoration. She is involved with 'Operation Posidonia' and 'Seeds for Snapper', two citizen-science projects aiming at restoring meadows of the declining seagrass Posidonia australis. She is also passionate about science communication to raise awareness about the ecological importance of amazing seagrasses.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water

Education/Academic qualification

Marine Ecology, PhD, Solutions for restoring and protecting the threatened seagrass Posidonia australis, University of New South Wales

20182022

Marine Biology, Master's Degree

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