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Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Sacred Lagoon, A Magical Place

Written by | December 23rd, 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 looking for a place that local villagers had […]

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: A Close Encounter with a Dugong

Written by | December 21st, 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.) Marine mammals such as whales and dolphins are quite common in Raja […]

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: The Beauty of Cooperation

Written by | December 18th, 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.) While I’m here in Raja Ampat, I’ve been learning more about the […]

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Weird and Wonderful Corals

Written by | December 16th, 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.) We are in Southeast Misool, which boasts some of the most biologically […]

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Monitoring Coral Reef Resilience

Written by | December 14th, 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.) In conservation circles, everyone is talking about helping nature adapt to climate […]

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Karst Islands and Carnivorous Plants

Written by | December 11th, 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.) Raja Ampat is world-famous for hosting the highest marine diversity on earth. […]

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Does Size Matter?

Written by | December 9th, 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.) When it comes to coral reef ecology, size really does matter. For […]

Expedition to Palmyra Atoll, Day 4: Fearless Groupers

Written by | March 1st, 2009

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(Editor’s Note: Alison Green, senior marine biologist at The Nature Conservancy, is spending the next two weeks diving and exploring Palmyra Atoll as part of the first marine assessment of the atoll. Follow her posts from Palmyra on Cool Green Science…and learn more about the expedition.) Large groupers (like the one above) are very susceptible […]

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