Written by Stephanie Wear | June 2nd, 2011
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.
Written by Stephanie Wear | June 1st, 2011
One more reason we should be protecting the reefs, we are 300 to 400 times more likely to find that next big medical breakthrough there than on land.
Written by Stephanie Wear | March 21st, 2011
Marine scientist Stephanie Wear says overfishing is having an impact on our diets and the coral reefs. But you can be part of the solution.
Written by Nicole Levins | March 16th, 2011
Written by Stephanie Wear | November 2nd, 2009
My husband returns to the same reefs every year in the Bahamas, where he has been teaching a coral reef ecology class for the last 14 years. On his 2008 trip, he noticed that the reef fish were missing. The culprits were quickly identified — and during his 2009 course, he and his students were […]
Written by Stephanie Wear | October 1st, 2009
I should start out by reminding readers that I am a coral reef optimist, as previously stated in my first Cool Green Science blog post. However, the news this week for coral reefs – and the ocean in general – is alarming and my optimism may quickly disappear if the global community doesn’t take appropriate action in short […]
Written by Stephanie Wear | July 23rd, 2009
I should start by introducing myself — Stephanie Wear, Conservancy marine scientist and coral reef optimist. I just returned from Bonaire, where I co-led a coral reef resilience training for Caribbean reef managers. If you have never heard of Bonaire — an island territory that’s part of the Netherlands Antilles, just off the coast of […]