Tag: best coral reef

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Karst Islands and Carnivorous Plants

Written by | December 11th, 2009

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(Editor’s note: Conservancy Senior Marine Scientist Alison Green is on an expedition to the Raja Ampat islands in Indonesia — amidst some of the most spectacular and biodiverse coral reef ecosystems in the world. Catch up on all her posts from the expedition.) Raja Ampat is world-famous for hosting the highest marine diversity on earth. […]

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Does Size Matter?

Written by | December 9th, 2009

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(Editor’s note: Conservancy Senior Marine Scientist Alison Green is on an expedition to the Raja Ampat islands in Indonesia — amidst some of the most spectacular and biodiverse coral reef ecosystems in the world. Catch up on all her posts from the expedition.) When it comes to coral reef ecology, size really does matter. For […]

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

Written by | December 7th, 2009

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Editor’s note: Conservancy Senior Marine Scientist Alison Green is on an expedition to the Raja Ampat islands in Indonesia — amidst some of the most spectacular and biodiverse coral reef ecosystems in the world. Catch up on all her posts from the expedition. When Dr. Seuss wrote the iconic children’s book in the 1960s of […]

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Jewel of the Coral Triangle

Written by | December 3rd, 2009

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Just the name Raja Ampat conjures up all sorts of exotic images — idyllic islands, lush tropical forests, and spectacular coral reefs in the midst of the Coral Triangle. In Bahasa Indonesian, the name Raja Ampat means “Four Kings.” How appropriate for the breathtakingly beautiful islands that comprise the highest marine biodiversity on earth. Over […]

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