Tag: asia pacific

5 Reasons to Love Sea Turtles for World Turtle Day

Written by | May 19th, 2014

 (2)

In honor of World Turtle Day on May 23, spend a little time getting to know sea turtles and find out how you can help protect these magnificent creatures in one of their most important habitats, the Coral Triangle.

Protecting the Yela Forest: A New & Improved Conservation Tool for Micronesia

Written by | March 31st, 2014

 (0)

Conservation easements have a long history as an effective land protection tool in the United States. Could easements now change conservation in the Pacific? A new easement on the Micronesian island on Kosrae is the first use of the tool outside the Americas.

Orang You Glad Your Chair is from a Sustainable Source?

Written by | January 31st, 2014

 (0)

More than half of the wood products consumed in major markets come from somewhere else. In 2010, the United States was the top buyer of wood furniture from the Asia Pacific region. That might just include your favorite chair.

Behind the Scenes: Photographing and Filming in Palau

Written by | October 23rd, 2013

 (1)

Conservation photographer Ian Shive travels to Palau and takes us underwater and in the air — and reveals what it’s like to photograph this magical and irreplaceable world.

Teaching Children About the Birds and the Snakes: A Mammalogist Goes to Papua New Guinea

Written by | June 13th, 2013

 (3)

Sometimes, it’s hard to impress children. A father uses his upcoming trip to Papua New Guinea to teach his snake-loving son a lesson on the Birds of Paradise.

Thinking Internationally About National Parks

Written by | December 11th, 2012

 (2)

What can American national parks teach us about conservation work in Asia and the Pacific? Jack Hurd takes family to Olympic National Park to investigate.

Expedition to the Spice Islands: Designing a Resilient Network of Marine Protected Areas

Written by | December 5th, 2012

 (0)

The Banda Islands are a high priority for marine conservation, and an important area to expand the coverage of marine protected areas (MPAs) in Indonesia.

Expedition to the Spice Islands: Challenges and Opportunities for Marine Conservation

Written by | November 20th, 2012

 (0)

The Banda Islands have a rich and violent history as the Spice Islands.

Expedition to the Spice Islands: A Refuge for an Endangered Species

Written by | November 20th, 2012

 (0)

Napoleon Wrasse are never very abundant, although they do form small aggregations of tens to more than a 100 fish to reproduce. They also change sex from female to male, so most small adults are female and it is mainly the males that exceed 1m in length. Sometimes around spawning time, you can see a harem of Napoleon Wrasse comprising a large male and several smaller females.

Expedition to the Spice Islands: Corals and Volcanoes

Written by | November 20th, 2012

 (3)

The coral reefs of the Banda Islands have some of the most spectacular and resilient reefs in the world. One of the reasons for this, is that they are in the heart of the Coral Triangle ⎯ the epicentre of marine diversity.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...



About Conservancy Talk

We're green. We're nature-lovers. We are Conservancy Talk. Hear Nature Conservancy staff and invited experts share their voices on today’s conservation issues — in our uniquely rigorous, science-based way. Learn more

Latest Tweets from @nature_org