Tag: Kimbe Bay

Finding Inspiration in a Changing World

Written by | October 4th, 2012

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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.

Measuring Success and Adaptive Management in Papua New Guinea

Written by | September 28th, 2010

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The Conservancy implemented a strategy to help communities create a network of Marine Protected Areas. One of our senior marine scientists takes a closer look to see if we’re really getting the desired results.

Predicting Coral Bleaching in Kimbe Bay

Written by | September 3rd, 2010

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Sea surface temperatures monitored via satellite by NOAA rise, sending a Conservancy scientist and her team underwater for a rapid reef survey. Find out what they found and what could happen in the coming months.

Listening to Coral Reefs: It’s Loud

Written by | September 29th, 2009

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Editor’s Note: Alison Green, senior marine scientist for The Nature Conservancy, recently traveled to Papua New Guinea to see cutting-edge marine work by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in the Coral Triangle, the most biodiverse marine region on Earth. Also read her  posts from Papua New Guinea on sea-surface monitoring and climate […]

Cryptic Coral Reef Organisms! (What Are Those?)

Written by | September 22nd, 2009

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Editor’s Note: Alison Green, senior marine scientist for The Nature Conservancy, recently traveled to Papua New Guinea to see cutting-edge marine work by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in the Coral Triangle, the most biodiverse marine region on Earth. Also read her first post from Papua New Guinea on sea-surface monitoring and […]

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 […]

Conservation by Convention Center

Written by | May 8th, 2009

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Not all conservationists are in the jungle discovering new species and measuring tree cover, or counting reef species in crystal clear tropical seas. Some make the biggest difference in conference rooms.

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