Tag: Coral Reefs

Raja Ampat 2012: Meet the Team

Written by | November 14th, 2012

 (0)

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

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, November 13

Written by | November 13th, 2012

 (0)

I’ve got “Total Eclipse of the Heart” stuck in my head this morning. I blame today’s green news.

  1. You may not live in Australia but you can still catch today’s total solar eclipse online. (PC Mag)
  2. Caught! Remote camera traps catch poachers in action. (Mongabay)
  3. Corals in the Great Barrier Reef have made a new enemy: starfish. (The Telegraph)
  4. A world without bamboo means a world without pandas. Thanks, climate change. (Discovery News)
  5. Haiti faces hunger catastrophe after Hurricane Sandy. (Guardian)

Raja Ampat 2012: Gone Fish Finding

Written by | November 8th, 2012

 (0)

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

 (0)

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.

Raja Ampat 2012: Swimming with Ocean Nomads

Written by | November 2nd, 2012

 (0)

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

 (0)

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

 (0)

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

 (0)

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

Raja Ampat 2012: Exploring the Mayalibit Bay Barrier Reef

Written by | October 26th, 2012

 (0)

The Raja Ampat team reaches an important dive site and conducts an early test of the strength of local marine protected areas.

Raja Ampat 2012: Manta Towing and More Along the Equator

Written by | October 25th, 2012

 (0)

What’s manta towing? And how are reefs outside of Raja Ampat’s protected areas doing? Find out from the Conservancy’s Sangeeta Mangubhai as the trip continues.

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