Greg Stone

Saving the ocean one island at a time

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Aboard Mission Blue, scientist Greg Stone tells the story of how he helped the Republic of Kiribati to create an enormous protected area in the middle of the Pacific — protecting fish, sealife and perhaps the island nation itself.

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Greg Stone · Oceanographer

Greg Stone was a key driver in the establishment of the Phoenix Island Protected Area in the island nation of Kiribati. The second-largest marine protected area in the world — and one of the most pristine — PIPA is a laboratory for exploring and monitoring the recovery of coral reefs from bleaching events.

Greg Stone was a key driver in the establishment of the Phoenix Island Protected Area in the island nation of Kiribati. The second-largest marine protected area in the world — and one of the most pristine — PIPA is a laboratory for exploring and monitoring the recovery of coral reefs from bleaching events.