Tag: parrotfish

Science Journey to Loreto, Mexico: Sustainable Fishing, Part 1

Written by | December 11th, 2012

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Scientist Sheila Walsh explores how marine species are doing in and around protected areas of the Gulf of California—and how local fishing practices might hold the answer to healthier ecosystems.

Raja Ampat 2012: Gone Fish Finding

Written by | November 8th, 2012

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Spotted Eagle Rays, Bumphead Parrotfish, even a Tasselled Wobbegong — our team has spotted them all. Learn more about the exotic fish that call Raja Ampat home.

Raja Ampat 2012: An Old Dog Learning New Tricks

Written by | October 19th, 2012

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Scientists on the 2012 Raja Ampat coral monitoring trip are boldly experimenting with new technologies. Will their cell phones pass the “tissue” test?

Raja Ampat 2012: On the Way

Written by | October 18th, 2012

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After two years of designing this project, the scuba diving teams are finally on their way to survey the reefs of Raja Ampat. Sharks and fish await — join in!

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, November 18

Written by | November 18th, 2010

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Sharks, parrotfish, desert tortoise…it’s an animal medley here at cool green morning!

  1. A shark sanctuary larger than Denmark has been declared in the Coral Triangle. Yay! (Mongabay)
  2. Best way to sleep if you’re a parrotfish? Tucked in to your safe little cocoon….made of mucus. (BBC)
  3. Do conservation easements work? A TNC study in Wyoming takes a look. (Conservation Journal Watch)
  4. Hikers rejoice: 200 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail have been fixed up, thanks to the federal government. (Greenspace)
  5. Is there a silver lining for the desert tortoise as solar power plants invade its territory? (Green)

‘Thermal Wimps’: Florida Cold Snap Freezes Corals to Death

Written by | February 4th, 2010

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January’s cold snap froze some coral reefs off Florida’s coast. Conservancy marine scientist Meaghan Johnson dove to survey the damage…and tells us what it means for reef resilience.

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Happy New Year from the Survey Team!

Written by | January 1st, 2010

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Conservancy marine scientist Alison Green wraps up her three-week diving expedition to the most spectacular coral reef ecosystem on Earth.

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Ecoresort Protects Coral Reefs

Written by | December 30th, 2009

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Conservancy marine biologist Alison Green continues her diving expedition around the Raja Ampat Islands…and finds that ecotourism can indeed conserve coral reefs.

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Marine Conservation Agreements

Written by | December 28th, 2009

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How are marine conservation agreements leading the way in protecting coral reef ecosystems in Indonesia?

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Exhilarating Diving

Written by | December 26th, 2009

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(Editor’s note: Conservancy Senior Marine Scientist Alison Green is on an expedition to the Raja Ampat islands in Indonesia — amidst some of the most spectacular and biodiverse coral reef ecosystems in the world. Catch up on all her posts from the expedition.) This afternoon we went on an exhilarating dive at one of Southeast […]

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