Tag: Reef Resilience

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: The Long and Short of Reef Health Monitoring

Written by | November 22nd, 2011

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The expedition team has been encountering some exotic species. Join them as they examine a gigantic fish ball!

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: What Does a Resilient Reef Look Like?

Written by | November 21st, 2011

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Reef resilience is a key concept behind the expedition’s goals in Raja Ampat. Learn why it’s reshaping the way we protect coral around the world.

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: First Impressions

Written by | November 18th, 2011

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Wake up with the expedition team to calm, clear waters surrounded by jaw-dropping mountains. It’s time to go diving and monitor some reefs!

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Setting Out to Sea

Written by | November 16th, 2011

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As the expedition begins, Sangeeta Mangubhai reflects on some of the major issues facing the team and lessons learned from 4 years working in Raja Ampat.

The 4 Kings in 15 Days: The Raja Ampat Monitoring Expedition Blog

Written by | November 15th, 2011

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We’re leading an expedition to what may be the richest marine environment on Earth, home to over 1,400 species of fish and over 550 species of coral. Find out why we’re going.

Follow the Raja Ampat Expedition

Written by | November 7th, 2011

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From November 15-30, Conservancy scientists Dr. Sangeeta Mangubhai and Dr. Joanne Wilson are conducting a monitoring expedition to Raja Ampat. Join the expedition.

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.

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: Wednesday, July 7

Written by | July 7th, 2010

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Man, it sure is hot out there– but these five green links are as cool as can be:

  1. India’s forests: in worse shape than you think. (Mongabay)
  2. There’s an offshore drilling war brewing in Louisiana. (Red, Green & Blue)
  3. The cost of not fighting climate change is greater than the cost of fighting climate change. (The Vine)
  4. Cleaner oceans=more resilient coral. (Treehugger)
  5. The country’s largest zero-energy building opens next month. (YaleE360)

‘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.

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