Tag: coral reef bleaching

The Golden Shadow Expedition: All in a Day’s Work

Written by | June 10th, 2011

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Dive expert and coral researcher James Byrne reports from 45 feet under the water in St. Kitts.

Cool Green Morning: Friday, August 20

Written by | August 20th, 2010

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Today’s cool green news will get you thinking. Or, at least, humming.

  1. Corals off the coast of Indonesia are in the midst of a severe bleaching event. The cause? Warm waters.(Green)
  2. Why isn’t the garbage patch in the Atlantic growing? (Huffington Post)
  3. Hmm. Most of the oil still remains, says NOAA. (Greenspace)
  4. Hmm hmm. Transvestite fish could help eliminate invasive fish. (Conservation Journal Watch)
  5. A-ha! If you had to pay for the trash you throw away, would you throw away less? (EcoGeek)

Climate Change: Time to Respond with Conservation

Written by | June 7th, 2010

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The evidence for climate change is strong — and REDD and ecosystem-based adaptation should be part of the response, argues the Conservancy’s Evan Girvetz.

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 […]

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