Tag: resilience

The Green Buzz: Monday, March 11

Written by | March 11th, 2013

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Use that extra daylight to catch up on your green news:

  1. In his latest column, Tom Friedman gives Mark Tercek‘s new book, Nature’s Fortune, a shout-out. (New York Times)
  2. Rainforests could be more resilient to climate change than previously thought– but only if we leave them alone. (Mongabay)
  3. Three “lucky” species of endangered sharks are now protected by a new global agreement. (Associated Press/Christian Science Monitor)
  4. Ask Umbra takes on a tough question: Is there hope for us on this planet? (Grist)
  5. Nothing brightens up a dreary Monday morning more than interspecies friendship. (Treehugger)

Considering Climate Change from a Country on Fire

Written by | February 7th, 2013

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Three recent events have made Australia a flashpoint for the global discussion around severe weather, and Michael Looker, the Conservancy’s Australia program director, offers three solutions to coping with a changing climate.

Raja Ampat 2012: Bleaching Bad

Written by | November 5th, 2012

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How are Raja Ampat’s reefs coping with warmer weather? Our scientists look for bleaching and ponder what the future holds for the region’s beautiful waters.

Raja Ampat 2012: Innovative Approaches to Marine Conservation

Written by | October 31st, 2012

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Learn how an agreement between local communities and Sea Sanctuaries Trust is protecting some of the most famous and popular reefs for divers that visit Raja Ampat.

Raja Ampat 2012: Checking Up on Reefs

Written by | October 31st, 2012

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How resilient are the corals of Raja Ampat? And what does that mean for reefs the world over? Our team investigates.

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.

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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