Written by Sheila Walsh Reddy | December 17th, 2012
Overfishing is a huge problem around the globe, but there are solutions. Scientist Sheila Walsh explores one method that seems to be working in the Gulf of California: local ownership of marine resources.
Written by Sheila Walsh Reddy | December 11th, 2012
Scientist Sheila Walsh explores how marine species are doing in and around protected areas of the Gulf of California—and how local fishing practices might hold the answer to healthier ecosystems.
Written by Joanne Wilson | November 28th, 2011
Learn how ecotourism is behind one of the most important marine conservation achievements in Indonesia.
Written by Joanne Wilson | November 27th, 2011
Raja Ampat is home to more than 550 species of coral. It’s a wonder to behold — but a hassle to catalog. Learn how the team is tackling a Herculean task.
Written by Joanne Wilson | November 22nd, 2011
The expedition team has been encountering some exotic species. Join them as they examine a gigantic fish ball!
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | October 25th, 2011
Written by Stephanie Wear | November 2nd, 2009
My husband returns to the same reefs every year in the Bahamas, where he has been teaching a coral reef ecology class for the last 14 years. On his 2008 trip, he noticed that the reef fish were missing. The culprits were quickly identified — and during his 2009 course, he and his students were […]
Written by Alison Green | March 1st, 2009
(Editor’s Note: Alison Green, senior marine biologist at The Nature Conservancy, is spending the next two weeks diving and exploring Palmyra Atoll as part of the first marine assessment of the atoll. Follow her posts from Palmyra on Cool Green Science…and learn more about the expedition.) Large groupers (like the one above) are very susceptible […]