Written by Mark Spalding | August 13th, 2012
The near-annihilation of sharks worldwide is having untold bad consequences on coral reef life, says Conservancy senior marine scientist Mark Spalding.
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 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 Alison Green | August 24th, 2010
Are we loving some coral reefs to death? Conservancy scientist Ali Green tells a horror story from Thailand of reef overuse…and asks why all reefs don’t deserve some protection.
Written by Rod Salm | August 4th, 2010
How can we conserve coral reefs in the face of climate change? Conservancy marine scientist Rod Salm and his colleagues have pieced together a possible solution.
Written by Bob Lalasz | May 6th, 2010
Mike Beck, senior marine scientist at The Nature Conservancy, discusses the potential impact of the oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico’s ecology — and how the Conservancy’s rich data on the gulf can help restoration.
Written by Alison Green | January 1st, 2010
Conservancy marine scientist Alison Green wraps up her three-week diving expedition to the most spectacular coral reef ecosystem on Earth.
Written by Alison Green | December 30th, 2009
Conservancy marine biologist Alison Green continues her diving expedition around the Raja Ampat Islands…and finds that ecotourism can indeed conserve coral reefs.
Written by Alison Green | December 28th, 2009
How are marine conservation agreements leading the way in protecting coral reef ecosystems in Indonesia?