Tag: marine protected area

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: What Does a Resilient Reef Look Like?

Written by | November 21st, 2011

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Reef resilience is a key concept behind the expedition’s goals in Raja Ampat. Learn why it’s reshaping the way we protect coral around the world.

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: First Impressions

Written by | November 18th, 2011

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Wake up with the expedition team to calm, clear waters surrounded by jaw-dropping mountains. It’s time to go diving and monitor some reefs!

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Taking in the Heart of the Coral Triangle

Written by | November 17th, 2011

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Before the team can dive they need to do things like tie pencils to slates and guess the length of plastic fish. Find out why these mundane tasks are so important.

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Setting Out to Sea

Written by | November 16th, 2011

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As the expedition begins, Sangeeta Mangubhai reflects on some of the major issues facing the team and lessons learned from 4 years working in Raja Ampat.

The 4 Kings in 15 Days: The Raja Ampat Monitoring Expedition Blog

Written by | November 15th, 2011

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We’re leading an expedition to what may be the richest marine environment on Earth, home to over 1,400 species of fish and over 550 species of coral. Find out why we’re going.

Follow the Raja Ampat Expedition

Written by | November 7th, 2011

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From November 15-30, Conservancy scientists Dr. Sangeeta Mangubhai and Dr. Joanne Wilson are conducting a monitoring expedition to Raja Ampat. Join the expedition.

In Indonesia, New Findings in the Race to Understand Reef Resilience

Written by | July 29th, 2011

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Many of the world’s coral reefs suffered through a massive bleaching event in late 2010. But there was a silver lining. Find out what it was and how it can help in the future.

‘Reefs at Risk Revisited’: A Wakeup Call to Protect Coral

Written by | February 23rd, 2011

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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?

Stressed Corals Need to Chill Out

Written by | December 10th, 2010

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This was the worst year for corals in Southeast Asia in more than a decade. How bad was the bleaching and what can we learn that will help better protect reefs from the next event?

Why Do We Keep Hearing Global Fisheries Are Collapsing?

Written by | November 29th, 2010

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Some marine scientists say many of the world’s fish stocks are nearing collapse…but the data suggest otherwise, says Peter Kareiva. So why does the media still report that we’re on the verge of a fisheries apocalypse?

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