Crown of Thorns

How do you create closed-circuit conservation? That is, how can restoration projects not create waste and undue burden on the communities doing the work? Last week, I got a peek at how the TNC’s new restoration project in Sunny Bay systematically alters and aids local coral communities by relying on local communities and infrastructure. Part … Continue reading Crown of Thorns

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Conservation is Dirty Work

Saturday morning I shuffled out of my apartment bleary-eyed, waved a sloppy greeting to the sun as she did the same, and dragged by Scuba gear to the pick-up spot for my Coral Nursery & Restoration course at Stuart Cove's  dive outfit. I and five others became the first students of the course outside of the … Continue reading Conservation is Dirty Work