Alison Green

alison-green Dr. Alison Green is a senior marine scientist with The Nature Conservancy’s Indo-Pacific Division. Alison has 25 years’ experience in coral reef conservation and management, and her areas of expertise include coral reef fish ecology, marine spatial planning, and monitoring and measuring the effectiveness of marine conservation. Since Alison started working with the Conservancy 10 years ago, she’s provided scientific advice and training to field practitioners in marine conservation in over 20 countries in the Western Pacific, Southeast Asia, West Indian Ocean, Latin America and the Caribbean. Currently, she is focused on providing scientific advice for marine spatial planning in the Coral Triangle, Micronesia and beyond. Alison is an Aussie who lives in Brisbane, Australia. You can read Alison's previous blogs on Conservancy Talk. (Photo Credit: Emre Turak)


Alison's Posts

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Happy New Year from the Survey Team!

January 1st, 2010
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Conservancy marine scientist Alison Green wraps up her three-week diving expedition to the most spectacular coral reef ecosystem on Earth. More

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Ecoresort Protects Coral Reefs

December 30th, 2009
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Conservancy marine biologist Alison Green continues her diving expedition around the Raja Ampat Islands...and finds that ecotourism can indeed conserve coral reefs. More

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Marine Conservation Agreements

December 28th, 2009
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How are marine conservation agreements leading the way in protecting coral reef ecosystems in Indonesia? More

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Exhilarating Diving

December 26th, 2009
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(Editor’s note: Conservancy Senior Marine Scientist Alison Green is on an expedition to the Raja Ampat islands in Indonesia — amidst some of the most spectacular and biodiverse coral reef ecosystems in the world. Catch up on all her posts from the expedition.) This afternoon we went on an exhilarating dive at one of Southeast […] More

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Sacred Lagoon, A Magical Place

December 23rd, 2009
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(Editor’s note: Conservancy Senior Marine Scientist Alison Green is on an expedition to the Raja Ampat islands in Indonesia — amidst some of the most spectacular and biodiverse coral reef ecosystems in the world. Catch up on all her posts from the expedition.) This afternoon we went looking for a place that local villagers had […] More

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: A Close Encounter with a Dugong

December 21st, 2009
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(Editor’s note: Conservancy Senior Marine Scientist Alison Green is on an expedition to the Raja Ampat islands in Indonesia — amidst some of the most spectacular and biodiverse coral reef ecosystems in the world. Catch up on all her posts from the expedition.) Marine mammals such as whales and dolphins are quite common in Raja […] More

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: The Beauty of Cooperation

December 18th, 2009
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(Editor’s note: Conservancy Senior Marine Scientist Alison Green is on an expedition to the Raja Ampat islands in Indonesia — amidst some of the most spectacular and biodiverse coral reef ecosystems in the world. Catch up on all her posts from the expedition.) While I’m here in Raja Ampat, I’ve been learning more about the […] More

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Weird and Wonderful Corals

December 16th, 2009
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(Editor’s note: Conservancy Senior Marine Scientist Alison Green is on an expedition to the Raja Ampat islands in Indonesia — amidst some of the most spectacular and biodiverse coral reef ecosystems in the world. Catch up on all her posts from the expedition.) We are in Southeast Misool, which boasts some of the most biologically […] More

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Monitoring Coral Reef Resilience

December 14th, 2009
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(Editor’s note: Conservancy Senior Marine Scientist Alison Green is on an expedition to the Raja Ampat islands in Indonesia — amidst some of the most spectacular and biodiverse coral reef ecosystems in the world. Catch up on all her posts from the expedition.) In conservation circles, everyone is talking about helping nature adapt to climate […] More

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Karst Islands and Carnivorous Plants

December 11th, 2009
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(Editor’s note: Conservancy Senior Marine Scientist Alison Green is on an expedition to the Raja Ampat islands in Indonesia — amidst some of the most spectacular and biodiverse coral reef ecosystems in the world. Catch up on all her posts from the expedition.) Raja Ampat is world-famous for hosting the highest marine diversity on earth. […] More

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