Tag: Palau

Behind the Scenes: Photographing and Filming in Palau

Written by | October 23rd, 2013

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Conservation photographer Ian Shive travels to Palau and takes us underwater and in the air — and reveals what it’s like to photograph this magical and irreplaceable world.

Be It Resolved: Giving Thanks to Palau

Written by | November 30th, 2012

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After Palau’s National Congress honored the Conservancy with a resolution of thanks, our Charles Bedford drafted a resolution of his own.

Shark Sanctuary: Protecting the Ocean’s Protector in Palau

Written by | August 20th, 2012

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Without sharks the whole ocean system changes — and now these “protectors” of the ocean need us to protect them. Palau, although a small island nation with limited capacity to protect the vast ocean, is working to do just that.

Rio+20: Confessions of a Turtle-Hugger

Written by | June 22nd, 2012

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Our self proclaimed “turtle hugger” reports from Rio de Janeiro and reflects on the commitments made that will benefit people, nature and of course, sea turtles.

Dispatch from the Field: Palau

Written by | February 6th, 2012

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Stephanie Wear, director of coral reef conservation, is spending a week in Palau, visiting with locals and learning about what makes their reefs so resilient.

Running for Reefs

Written by | September 23rd, 2011

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Stephanie Wear, our director of coral reef conservation is trying a new tact to help save the reefs. It’s something she’s never done before in her life, and she needs your help.

Giant Technicolor Clam!

Written by | June 2nd, 2011

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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.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, October 25

Written by | October 25th, 2010

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Kick off your week with these great green news stories:

  1. Whales and dolphins are protected from hunting in Palau’s new Mongolia-sized marine sanctuary. (Mongabay)
  2. Fist pump! The largest solar farm in the northeastern U.S. is under construction in southern New Jersey. (CleanTechnica)
  3. Here are some tips for recycling your e-waste. (Green)
  4. What will space tourism mean for climate change? (Scientific American)
  5. Bees are smarter than computers. (Guardian Eco)

Reef Revelations: Saving Corals from Hotter Oceans

Written by | August 4th, 2010

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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.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, September 28

Written by | September 28th, 2009

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We’ve got some meaty topics for you today (um, literally). And yes, we know it is Monday morning, so if you need to take the easy way out, start with this report on the gorgeous fall foliage bursting across Maine. Then buck up and dig in to our top Cool Green News links below. Over at The New Republic, […]

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