Category Archives: Coral Triangle

Continuing to unveil the mystery of flatback turtles

By Christine Hof, Species Conservation Project Coordinator “As I watch her digging an egg chamber, slowing but precisely scooping out sand with her hind flippers making her nest, I sit in awe of these wonderful and inquisitive reptiles. It always … Continue reading

Christine Hof December 22, 2014
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A Celebration in the Solomon Islands

The small plane broke through the clouds, and I saw a short runway apparently floating on the surface of the lagoon. To one side, the line of breakers and turquoise waters signalled a barrier reef, dotted with small palm fringed … Continue reading

GillyLlewellyn July 03, 2014
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Our Blue Heart

Throughout most of the 20th century our oceans have remained vast, mysterious and misunderstood. Thanks to Jacques Cousteau’s 1966 TV series, ‘The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau’, we have now come to understand and respect our oceans so much more. … Continue reading

Alfred Bubba Cook April 29, 2013
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The door between poverty alleviation and conservation swings both ways

By WWF International President Yolanda Kakabadse. Looking back at the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development in June of this year, it’s clear we have seen an opportunity squandered for progress towards the defining challenges of our time. Having been … Continue reading

WWF-Australia October 26, 2012
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Plunging into paradise

Post by Lida Pet-Soede, Head of WWF’s Coral Triangle programme. After attending the International Coral Reef Symposium 2012 in Cairns, Australia, where I’ve had mixed feelings about the current efforts to activate the application of knowledge that is already available … Continue reading

WWF-Australia August 23, 2012
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An isolated jewel of the Coral Sea

(This is the third installment of my WWF-Australia blog series, ‘Expedition to the Coral Sea’) After a pretty bleak 36 hours of steaming – stopping only to dive the Ribbon Reefs 9 and 10 as we headed north – we … Continue reading

Darren Jew June 01, 2012
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