Tag: Sangeeta Mangubhai

Raja Ampat 2012: An Old Dog Learning New Tricks

Written by | October 19th, 2012

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Scientists on the 2012 Raja Ampat coral monitoring trip are boldly experimenting with new technologies. Will their cell phones pass the “tissue” test?

Raja Ampat 2012: On the Way

Written by | October 18th, 2012

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After two years of designing this project, the scuba diving teams are finally on their way to survey the reefs of Raja Ampat. Sharks and fish await — join in!

Unexplored Territory: Follow the 2012 Raja Ampat Journey

Written by | October 15th, 2012

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Join this year’s trip to Raja Ampat, where our scientists are trying something new: exploring coral reefs we don’t protect to learn about the ones we do.

Is Climate Change Hitting the World’s Coral Reef Epicenter?

Written by | December 3rd, 2011

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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.

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: The Journey Home

Written by | December 2nd, 2011

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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.

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Coral Galore

Written by | November 27th, 2011

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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.

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: First Impressions

Written by | November 18th, 2011

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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!

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.

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