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 Mark Spalding | April 25th, 2012
99% of world’s oceans are unprotected and marine scientists alone can’t save them. Rather, the oceans need to be saved by popular demand, says the Conservancy’s Mark Spalding.
Written by Darci Palmquist | February 28th, 2012
The Nature Conservancy’s lead marine scientist will undertake a three-year research project to address critical challenges facing our oceans.
Written by Bob Lalasz | December 3rd, 2011
How bad was the coral bleaching our research team found in Raja Ampat — and what else did they discover there? Read this Q&A with Conservancy scientists Joanne Wilson and Sangeeta Mangubhai.
Written by Stephanie Wear | June 2nd, 2011
What’s up with this wildly colored giant clam — is it real, is it electrified, is it going to explode? Find out in this post from our scientist Stephanie Wear, who’s in Palau with clams just like this one.
Written by Trevor Branch | March 14th, 2011
The leading indicator of how fishing impacts marine ecosystem health might be misleading, says scientist Trevor Branch of the University of Washington. So how should we measure those impacts?
Written by Robin Brunotts | August 24th, 2009
Like any great ocean-going vessel, The Nature Conservancy’s new Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) needs a name. And we want you to help us christen it — so vote online for your favorite nautical nickname. “Flying” just above the seafloor, the ROV — an underwater robot with cameras (see video above) — gathers high-resolution video and […]