Tag: marine scientist

Restoration Week: Celebrating Marine Science in Action

Written by | June 3rd, 2013

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See how The Nature Conservancy is putting science in action to restore coastal habitat, adding natural defenses to storms and helping give coastal economies a boost.

Saving the Shark that Bit Me: the Encounter

Written by | August 14th, 2012

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What does it feel like to be bitten by a shark? Our marine scientist shares his story and why he continues to get back into the water.

Fat Fish, Sick Fishery?

Written by | March 5th, 2012

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Are fat fish a sign of golden times on the reef? Not likely, according to a new Conservancy study that finds fat fish are indicators of a fishery out of balance.

Golden Shadow Expedition: Getting Ready to Hit the Water Swimming

Written by | June 3rd, 2011

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James Byrne, the Conservancy’s South Florida and Caribbean Marine Science Program Manager, is about to lead an unprecedented expedition in the Caribbean. Find out what the team will be doing.

Finding Nemo on Your Plate

Written by | March 21st, 2011

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Marine scientist Stephanie Wear says overfishing is having an impact on our diets and the coral reefs. But you can be part of the solution.

Time’s Running Out: Help Name Our New Underwater Robot

Written by | August 24th, 2009

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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 […]

People + Fish + Wonder = Conservation

Written by | March 26th, 2009

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I’ve been creating (and embellishing) fish stories ever since my grandfather took me to the North Carolina mountains to teach me the alchemy that transformed the grasshoppers we caught together into rainbows of flipping shining scales in a five-year-old boy’s hands. Subsequent initiations by father and great-grandfather led to a life of piscatorial pursuits, more […]

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