Tag: reefs

Raja Ampat 2012: Exploring the Mayalibit Bay Barrier Reef

Written by | October 26th, 2012

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The Raja Ampat team reaches an important dive site and conducts an early test of the strength of local marine protected areas.

Raja Ampat 2012: Manta Towing and More Along the Equator

Written by | October 25th, 2012

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What’s manta towing? And how are reefs outside of Raja Ampat’s protected areas doing? Find out from the Conservancy’s Sangeeta Mangubhai as the trip continues.

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.

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Where Have the Giant Clams Gone?

Written by | November 23rd, 2011

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Meet the expedition’s Community Monitoring Assistants, learn about their past careers and join the search for underwater invertebrates.

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: What Does a Resilient Reef Look Like?

Written by | November 21st, 2011

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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.

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Taking in the Heart of the Coral Triangle

Written by | November 17th, 2011

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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.

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Setting Out to Sea

Written by | November 16th, 2011

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As the expedition begins, Sangeeta Mangubhai reflects on some of the major issues facing the team and lessons learned from 4 years working in Raja Ampat.

The 4 Kings in 15 Days: The Raja Ampat Monitoring Expedition Blog

Written by | November 15th, 2011

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We’re leading an expedition to what may be the richest marine environment on Earth, home to over 1,400 species of fish and over 550 species of coral. Find out why we’re going.

Follow the Raja Ampat Expedition

Written by | November 7th, 2011

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From November 15-30, Conservancy scientists Dr. Sangeeta Mangubhai and Dr. Joanne Wilson are conducting a monitoring expedition to Raja Ampat. Join the expedition.

In Indonesia, New Findings in the Race to Understand Reef Resilience

Written by | July 29th, 2011

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Many of the world’s coral reefs suffered through a massive bleaching event in late 2010. But there was a silver lining. Find out what it was and how it can help in the future.

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