Life on the Great Barrier Reef will be showcased to the world when Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort releases a new docuseries on YouTube this month.
‘Life on the Reef’ showcases the untold stories and behind the scenes footage of the critical research taking place on Lady Elliot Island, just off the coast of Bundaberg.
The series follows Master Reef Guides and research teams who are passionate about protecting and better understanding the Southern Great Barrier Reef.
Each episode will delve into the unique wildlife that call the reef home.
It will provide an insight into the technologies used to assist with wildlife research and how together this is helping to better understand climate change.
The docuseries has been in creation for 14 months and has been produced by Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort and local production team @benanddi with the support of the Great Barrier Reef Foundation.
There will be 12 exciting episodes launched for season one on Wednesday 20 July at 7 pm AEST on the Lady Elliot Island YouTube channel.
The first episode will introduce the Project Manta team and their important research tracking and identifying the manta rays that inhabit the waters off Lady Elliot Island.
Other episodes include research team Leaf to Reef as they uncover where life begins for the unique marine creatures that call Lady Elliot Island home.
Episodes will keep viewers on the edge of their seats as they watch a team track apex predators.
Managing Director/Custodian, Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort Peter Gash said the new docuseries was an opportunity to share the organisation’s goals.
“Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort continues to strive to provide a genuine ecotourism experience to all guests who visit the island, whilst at the same time ensuring they protect and preserve the fragile ecosystem for future generations to enjoy,” he said.
“We hope our new YouTube series ‘Life on the Reef’ will encourage a new audience to join us in becoming Eco Warriors and honorary guardians of the reef.”
You can view the Life on the Reef trailer and subscribe to the Lady Elliot Island YouTube here.
New ‘Life on the Reef’ episodes will air every second Wednesday with the first episode ‘Project Manta’ available on Wednesday 20 July 7 pm AEST.