Tag: sooty tern

Expedition to Palmyra Atoll, Day 3: Frigates, Sooties and Boobies Galore

Written by | February 28th, 2009


(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.) When you land at Palmyra Atoll, one of the […]

Expedition to Palmyra Atoll: Day 1

Written by | February 25th, 2009


I’ve wanted to go to Palmyra Atoll ever since I first heard about it many years ago. Palmyra is a remote atoll in the Central Pacific, and a Conservancy preserve. Recently, Palmyra and Kingman Reef were linked as part of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument, encompassing a staggering 195,000 square miles of ocean. […]

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