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Expedition to the Spice Islands: A Rapid Marine Assessment

Written by | November 20th, 2012

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Last week (November 7-16th 2012) Conservancy scientist Alison Green traveled to the Banda Islands to help the Coral Triangle Centre conduct a second rapid marine assessment, which focused on collecting the social and ecological information required to design a resilient network of MPAs for the area.

Raja Ampat 2012: Wrapping Up

Written by | November 14th, 2012

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The 2012 Raja Ampat coral reef monitoring trip is coming to a close. Our scientists reflect on an epic trip and what it means for the future of the region.

Raja Ampat 2012: Meet the Team

Written by | November 14th, 2012

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Meet Naftali and Wahab, two locals who gave up harmful fishing practices to make a difference for their Raja Ampat communities.

Raja Ampat 2012: Gone Fish Finding

Written by | November 8th, 2012

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Spotted Eagle Rays, Bumphead Parrotfish, even a Tasselled Wobbegong — our team has spotted them all. Learn more about the exotic fish that call Raja Ampat home.

Raja Ampat 2012: Bleaching Bad

Written by | November 5th, 2012

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How are Raja Ampat’s reefs coping with warmer weather? Our scientists look for bleaching and ponder what the future holds for the region’s beautiful waters.

Looking Up in Lao PDR

Written by | November 5th, 2012

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In Lao PDR, new options are making sustainable forest management the best choice for local people and businesses alike.

Raja Ampat 2012: Swimming with Ocean Nomads

Written by | November 2nd, 2012

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The team is encountering sea turtles galore! Read about their diving experiences with some of the ocean’s most vulnerable nomads.

Raja Ampat 2012: Innovative Approaches to Marine Conservation

Written by | October 31st, 2012

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Learn how an agreement between local communities and Sea Sanctuaries Trust is protecting some of the most famous and popular reefs for divers that visit Raja Ampat.

Raja Ampat 2012: Checking Up on Reefs

Written by | October 31st, 2012

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How resilient are the corals of Raja Ampat? And what does that mean for reefs the world over? Our team investigates.

Raja Ampat 2012: Swimming with the Sharks

Written by | October 28th, 2012

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The Raja Ampat team is surrounded by sharks! But that’s a good thing — let our own fish expert Purwanto explain why.

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