Tag: Reef Resilience

Raja Ampat 2012: Bleaching Bad

Written by | November 5th, 2012

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How are Raja Ampat’s reefs coping with warmer weather? Our scientists look for bleaching and ponder what the future holds for the region’s beautiful waters.

Raja Ampat 2012: Innovative Approaches to Marine Conservation

Written by | October 31st, 2012

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Learn how an agreement between local communities and Sea Sanctuaries Trust is protecting some of the most famous and popular reefs for divers that visit Raja Ampat.

Raja Ampat 2012: Checking Up on Reefs

Written by | October 31st, 2012

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How resilient are the corals of Raja Ampat? And what does that mean for reefs the world over? Our team investigates.

Raja Ampat 2012: Does Fish Length Matter?

Written by | October 23rd, 2012

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What can we learn about a fish — and its ecosystem — from its length? Our crack team of fish-spotters has the answer.

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?

Reef Resilience Revealed: How We Can Help Corals Recover

Written by | October 19th, 2012

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In advance of delivering a speech at the Colorado Ocean Coalition’s Making WAVES Symposium, Dr. Rod Salm reflects on a career of coral conservation.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, April 3

Written by | April 3rd, 2012

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I’m wide awake, it’s (cool green) morning:

  1. New research shows that our oceans have been heating up for more than 100 years. (Mongabay)
  2. Denmark plans to rely on 100% renewable energy by 2050. (EcoGeek)
  3. Do social networks spur greener behavior? (GreenBiz)
  4. Baby bald eagle cam! (Treehugger)
  5. A new study shows that some corals are more resilient to increased ocean acidification. (YaleE360)

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.

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Innovative Approaches to Marine Conservation

Written by | November 28th, 2011

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Learn how ecotourism is behind one of the most important marine conservation achievements in Indonesia.

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Coral Galore

Written by | November 27th, 2011

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Raja Ampat is home to more than 550 species of coral. It’s a wonder to behold — but a hassle to catalog. Learn how the team is tackling a Herculean task.

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