Tag: Papua New Guinea

Predicting Coral Bleaching in Kimbe Bay

Written by | September 3rd, 2010

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Sea surface temperatures monitored via satellite by NOAA rise, sending a Conservancy scientist and her team underwater for a rapid reef survey. Find out what they found and what could happen in the coming months.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, July 1

Written by | July 1st, 2010

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Ah, the first of the month – a fresh start! What better way to begin than with the best cool green news around?

  1. Nature vs. culture: what if we have to choose in some places? (Green)
  2. Invasive Asian carp are inching their way to the Great Lakes. (Extinction Countdown)
  3. What does Robert Byrd’s death mean for climate and energy legislation? (The Vine)
  4. No more excuses for not biking to the grocery store with this handy bike & shopping cart in one. (Treehugger)
  5. A new law gives big business an advantage over communal land owners in Papua New Guinea. (Mongabay)

Listening to Coral Reefs: It’s Loud

Written by | September 29th, 2009

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Editor’s Note: Alison Green, senior marine scientist for The Nature Conservancy, recently traveled to Papua New Guinea to see cutting-edge marine work by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in the Coral Triangle, the most biodiverse marine region on Earth. Also read her  posts from Papua New Guinea on sea-surface monitoring and climate […]

Cryptic Coral Reef Organisms! (What Are Those?)

Written by | September 22nd, 2009

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Editor’s Note: Alison Green, senior marine scientist for The Nature Conservancy, recently traveled to Papua New Guinea to see cutting-edge marine work by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in the Coral Triangle, the most biodiverse marine region on Earth. Also read her first post from Papua New Guinea on sea-surface monitoring and […]

Beam Me Up, Scotty! First Satellite Buoy to Monitor Ocean Temps in the Coral Triangle

Written by | September 16th, 2009

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What can a buoy in the ocean do in the fight against the effects of climate change? A lot, as I found out last week in the Coral Triangle — the most biodiverse marine region in the world. I visited Kimbe Bay in Papua New Guinea with three scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, August 18

Written by | August 18th, 2009

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Will Steven Colbert try to stop Bill McKibben from saving the world? Will the tenkile — the world’s rarest tree kangaroo — recover from near decimation? Will Kenya and Uganda go to war over a fish? We can’t promise any answers, but we can deliver the top Cool Green News links you should read today. Bill […]

What the Coral Triangle Initiative Means to Me

Written by | June 4th, 2009

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There has been much excitement recently regarding the Coral Triangle Initiative (CTI) — a pathbreaking commitment by the governments of Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, the Philippines, East Timor and Malaysia to protect marine resources in the region known as the Coral Triangle, which is the most biodiverse marine area on the planet. […]

An Unprecedented Opportunity for Oceans

Written by | May 18th, 2009

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Friday’s emails here at the Conservancy were swirling with excitement about what some have called “one of the most important conservation advances of all time” — the Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries, and Food Security (CTI). And I have to agree with that enthusiastic assessment. When have we ever heard of six governments […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, March 13

Written by | March 13th, 2009

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Lucky Friday the 13th for tree kangaroos! But not so much if you live in California and/or want to recycle that cheese-smeared pizza box. (And double bad luck if it were a California-style pizza…) Read on for the five green links you must click on — and watch those cracks in the sidewalk… Great Leap […]

Google Earth Earns Its Capital “E”

Written by | February 3rd, 2009

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(Video: CBS Evening News Feb. 2, 2009 piece on Google Earth, featuring the Conservancy’s Stephanie Wear on its utility for marine conservation.) When Google released its popular — and free — satellite imaging and mapping tool Google Earth in 2006, it enabled users to travel virtually from New York to Papau New Guinea via the […]

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