Category Archives: Coral Triangle

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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The sea change comes to Canberra

An address by Tim Winton to Parliamentarians in the Mural Hall, Parliament House, Canberra, 9 May, 2012 Think of your happiest moments, your most vivid memories. A holiday. Summer. It’s always summer, isn’t it? Mum and Dad. Maybe a caravan, … Continue reading

WWF-Australia May 24, 2012
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Coral Triangle: conserving biodiversity and improving livelihoods connects us all

The pod of long-snouted spinner dolphins are suddenly all around us. They move like torpedoes in the water, surfing the bow wave of our WWF research vessel and jumping out of the water so close to me that I can … Continue reading

Dermot O'Gorman April 11, 2012
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