Tag: Alison Green

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Weird and Wonderful Corals

Written by | 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 […]

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Monitoring Coral Reef Resilience

Written by | 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 […]

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

Written by | 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. […]

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Does Size Matter?

Written by | December 9th, 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.) When it comes to coral reef ecology, size really does matter. For […]

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

Written by | December 7th, 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. When Dr. Seuss wrote the iconic children’s book in the 1960s of […]

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Jewel of the Coral Triangle

Written by | December 3rd, 2009

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Just the name Raja Ampat conjures up all sorts of exotic images — idyllic islands, lush tropical forests, and spectacular coral reefs in the midst of the Coral Triangle. In Bahasa Indonesian, the name Raja Ampat means “Four Kings.” How appropriate for the breathtakingly beautiful islands that comprise the highest marine biodiversity on earth. Over […]

Listening to Coral Reefs: It’s Loud

Written by | September 29th, 2009

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Editor’s Note: Alison Green, senior marine scientist for The Nature Conservancy, recently traveled to Papua New Guinea to see cutting-edge marine work by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in the Coral Triangle, the most biodiverse marine region on Earth. Also read her  posts from Papua New Guinea on sea-surface monitoring and climate […]

Cryptic Coral Reef Organisms! (What Are Those?)

Written by | September 22nd, 2009

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Editor’s Note: Alison Green, senior marine scientist for The Nature Conservancy, recently traveled to Papua New Guinea to see cutting-edge marine work by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in the Coral Triangle, the most biodiverse marine region on Earth. Also read her first post from Papua New Guinea on sea-surface monitoring and […]

Beam Me Up, Scotty! First Satellite Buoy to Monitor Ocean Temps in the Coral Triangle

Written by | September 16th, 2009

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What can a buoy in the ocean do in the fight against the effects of climate change? A lot, as I found out last week in the Coral Triangle — the most biodiverse marine region in the world. I visited Kimbe Bay in Papua New Guinea with three scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric […]

What the Coral Triangle Initiative Means to Me

Written by | June 4th, 2009

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There has been much excitement recently regarding the Coral Triangle Initiative (CTI) — a pathbreaking commitment by the governments of Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, the Philippines, East Timor and Malaysia to protect marine resources in the region known as the Coral Triangle, which is the most biodiverse marine area on the planet. […]

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