Written by Bob Lalasz | December 3rd, 2011
How bad was the coral bleaching our research team found in Raja Ampat — and what else did they discover there? Read this Q&A with Conservancy scientists Joanne Wilson and Sangeeta Mangubhai.
Written by Joanne Wilson | December 2nd, 2011
Jo and Sangeeta reflect on a tiring and inspiring journey to the Raja Ampat Islands, where the team’s research will help protect both nature and people.
Written by Joanne Wilson | November 29th, 2011
For those who think temperature ain’t nothing but a number, think again: warmer weather is having a profound impact on coral reefs.
Written by Joanne Wilson | November 28th, 2011
Learn how ecotourism is behind one of the most important marine conservation achievements in Indonesia.
Written by Joanne Wilson | November 27th, 2011
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.
Written by Joanne Wilson | November 23rd, 2011
Meet the expedition’s Community Monitoring Assistants, learn about their past careers and join the search for underwater invertebrates.
Written by Joanne Wilson | November 22nd, 2011
The expedition team has been encountering some exotic species. Join them as they examine a gigantic fish ball!
Written by Joanne Wilson | November 21st, 2011
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.
Written by Joanne Wilson | November 18th, 2011
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!
Written by Joanne Wilson | November 17th, 2011
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.