Tag: Science

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Coral Galore

Written by | November 27th, 2011

 (0)

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.

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Where Have the Giant Clams Gone?

Written by | November 23rd, 2011

 (1)

Meet the expedition’s Community Monitoring Assistants, learn about their past careers and join the search for underwater invertebrates.

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

Written by | November 22nd, 2011

 (0)

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

 (0)

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

 (3)

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: Taking in the Heart of the Coral Triangle

Written by | November 17th, 2011

 (1)

Before the team can dive they need to do things like tie pencils to slates and guess the length of plastic fish. Find out why these mundane tasks are so important.

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Setting Out to Sea

Written by | November 16th, 2011

 (0)

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

 (2)

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

 (10)

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

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, August 24

Written by | August 24th, 2011

 (0)

Today’s green news: totally earthshaking.

  1. So, how about that earthquake yesterday, huh? (DotEarth)
  2. Over the past 250 years, scientists have identified over two million species–which is actually less than 15 percent of all the species in the world. (Mongabay)
  3. We’re one step (ha!) closer to powering our electronic devices by walking. (CleanTechnica)
  4. Does the president really have any control over gas prices? (The Daily Green)
  5. Our lead scientist Sanjayan wraps up his Thelon expedition. (Huffington Post Green)
Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...



About Conservancy Talk

We're green. We're nature-lovers. We are Conservancy Talk. Hear Nature Conservancy staff and invited experts share their voices on today’s conservation issues — in our uniquely rigorous, science-based way. Learn more

Latest Tweets from @nature_org