Written by Alison Green | October 4th, 2012
Marine scientist Ali Green saw swirling barracuda, spawning unicornfish and a rare sight—a healthy coral reef—while diving at a remote seamount off the coast of Papua New Guinea. Watch video from her dive.
Written by Stephanie Wear | July 20th, 2012
Should we give up on coral reefs as doomed, as a recent NY Times op-ed argues? Stephanie Wear, Conservancy coral reef strategy director, says that would fly in the face of new science about reef resilience.
Written by Sheila Walsh | March 5th, 2012
Are fat fish a sign of golden times on the reef? Not likely, according to a new Conservancy study that finds fat fish are indicators of a fishery out of balance.
Written by Matt Miller | December 12th, 2011
It may be difficult to see the effects of climate change on your every day life. Of course, you don’t live on an island chain in the Pacific Ocean where the water is rising and the fish are disappearing.
Written by Bob Lalasz | September 16th, 2011
A new study says pathogens from human sewage are killing a coral species off Florida’s coast. But is people poop a worldwide issue for coral? Find out from Conservancy scientist Stephanie Wear.
Written by Brad Parker | June 10th, 2011
Dive expert and coral researcher James Byrne reports from 45 feet under the water in St. Kitts.
Written by Stephanie Wear | June 1st, 2011
One more reason we should be protecting the reefs, we are 300 to 400 times more likely to find that next big medical breakthrough there than on land.
Written by Bob Lalasz | February 23rd, 2011
The new “Reefs at Risk Revisited” report says 75% of the world’s coral reefs are threatened. So why is Conservancy marine scientist Mark Spalding still hopeful about their fate?
Written by Darci Palmquist | February 3rd, 2011