Tag: Micronesia Challenge

Behind the Scenes: Photographing and Filming in Palau

Written by | October 23rd, 2013

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Conservation photographer Ian Shive travels to Palau and takes us underwater and in the air — and reveals what it’s like to photograph this magical and irreplaceable world.

Be It Resolved: Giving Thanks to Palau

Written by | November 30th, 2012

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After Palau’s National Congress honored the Conservancy with a resolution of thanks, our Charles Bedford drafted a resolution of his own.

Reef Resilience Revealed: How We Can Help Corals Recover

Written by | October 19th, 2012

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In advance of delivering a speech at the Colorado Ocean Coalition’s Making WAVES Symposium, Dr. Rod Salm reflects on a career of coral conservation.

Shark Sanctuary: Protecting the Ocean’s Protector in Palau

Written by | August 20th, 2012

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Without sharks the whole ocean system changes — and now these “protectors” of the ocean need us to protect them. Palau, although a small island nation with limited capacity to protect the vast ocean, is working to do just that.

Because Moving Is Not an Option

Written by | December 12th, 2011

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It may be difficult to see the effects of climate change on your every day life. Of course, you don’t live on an island chain in the Pacific Ocean where the water is rising and the fish are disappearing.

Sympathy for the Shark Finner

Written by | November 10th, 2011

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Shark finners make easy villains, but have you ever met one? Matt Miller did and came away with an amazing story and a new perspective.

‘Reefs at Risk Revisited’: A Wakeup Call to Protect Coral

Written by | February 23rd, 2011

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The new “Reefs at Risk Revisited” report says 75% of the world’s coral reefs are threatened. So why is Conservancy marine scientist Mark Spalding still hopeful about their fate?

Ocean Architecture

Written by | October 19th, 2010

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Countries around the world are falling far behind on their promises to protect our oceans. A new book urges action, and offers some creative solutions.

Dispatch from Bonn: What Really Happens at These Meetings, Anyhow?

Written by | June 11th, 2009

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Round Two in the 2009 climate negotiations is underway in Bonn, Germany. The Nature Conservancy has a small team here pushing forward on our objectives for a new global climate agreement that will be finalized this December in Copenhagen. Last week I outlined why we are here and what success means for The Nature Conservancy […]

Conservation by Convention Center

Written by | May 8th, 2009

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Not all conservationists are in the jungle discovering new species and measuring tree cover, or counting reef species in crystal clear tropical seas. Some make the biggest difference in conference rooms.

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