Tag: Conservation International

Raja Ampat 2012: Letting Locals Lead

Written by | October 23rd, 2012

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Learn how communities in Raja Ampat are leading the charge and protecting the wealth of natural resources in their own backyards.

Collaboration at Its Best

Written by | November 16th, 2011

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Representatives from three organizations talk about a major success story, and how working together is helping to save a tropical ocean heaven.

The Kids Are Alright

Written by | September 16th, 2011

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A colleague had to decide between giving their 10-year-old son a week at camp in Minnesota or an iPad. For Sanjayan the answer was easy, and surprising.

Cool Green Morning: Friday, August 19

Written by | August 19th, 2011

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Are you looking for 5 green links to jump-start your day? Well then, get started:

  1. Wildlife cams are providing a unique view on animals and their habitat. (Green)
  2. A fishing ban in Mexico helps restore a species–but is it enough? (The Christian Science Monitor)
  3. This cool new map of ice movement in Antarctica should help climatologists studying the region. (BBC)
  4. Some 180,000 families in North America are living off the grid. Wo-hoo, no electric bills! (Clean Technica)
  5. The weather in 2011 cost a lot of money in damages–$35 billion and counting. (The Daily Green)

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

Written by | 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.

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Ecoresort Protects Coral Reefs

Written by | 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.

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Marine Conservation Agreements

Written by | December 28th, 2009

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How are marine conservation agreements leading the way in protecting coral reef ecosystems in Indonesia?

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Exhilarating Diving

Written by | 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 […]

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

Written by | 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 […]

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

Written by | 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 […]

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