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The Bird's Head Seascape, a rich repository of the world’s most diverse marine life, rare birds, mammals, insects and plants, comprises 183,000 sq km, encompassing over 100 villages in West Papua, Indonesia.
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BIRD’S HEAD NATURAL HISTORY NOTES Vol 5: RAJA RARITIES by Dr. Richard Smith

BIRD’S HEAD NATURAL HISTORY NOTES Vol 5: RAJA RARITIES By Dr Richard Smith – www.OceanRealmImages.com The Bird’s Head Seascape is often touted as the epicentre of global marine biodiversity, and its reefs are truly something to behold. It is undoubtedly one of my favourite places on the planet to dive, and I am still amazed that every time I visit I encounter creatures I’ve never...
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First Successful Wild Whale Shark Health Assessments Performed

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First Successful Wild Whale Shark Health Assessments Performed For the first time ever, scientists from the Georgia Aquarium, working with Conservation International and UNIPA (University of Papua) successfully performed health assessments, including collecting blood and biological samples, taking measurements and attaching satellite tracking tags, to a population of wild whale sharks – the...
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DIVING IN MANTA SANDY? HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW! by Meidiarti Kasmidi & Nikka Amandra Gunadharma

DIVING IN MANTA SANDY? HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW! by Meidiarti Kasmidi & Nikka Amandra Gunadharma Already planned your trip to Raja Ampat? Is Manta Sandy on your “to-dive” bucket list ? As most of you are probably aware, Manta Sandy is one of the ‘busiest’ dive sites in Raja Ampat (see last week’s post).  So, before putting on your wetsuits and plunging into the...
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MENYELAM DI MANTA SANDY? KAMU PERLU TAHU INI TERLEBIH DAHULU! Penulis: Meidiarti Kasmidi & Nikka Amandra Gunadharma

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MENYELAM DI MANTA SANDY? KAMU PERLU TAHU INI TERLEBIH DAHULU! Penulis: Meidiarti Kasmidi & Nikka Amandra Gunadharma Sudah merencanakan liburan ke Raja Ampat? Dan apakah Manta Sandy masuk di dalam rencana Anda? Sebagaimana telah kita ketahui, Manta Sandy adalah salah satu situs penyelaman paling ‘sibuk’ di Raja Ampat. Nah, sebelum kamu memakai wetsuit dan menyelam di dalam birunya air laut...
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Manta Sandy’s Monitoring Post: Managing one of the ‘busiest’ dive sites in Raja Ampat by Meidiarti Kasmidi

  Manta Sandy’s Monitoring Post: Managing one of the ‘busiest’ dive sites in Raja Ampat by Meidiarti Kasmidi Editor/Interpreter: Nikka Amandra Gunadharma   Note: Next week’s post will provide details on how to contact the post and schedule your visit. October 5, 2017 “Yesterday, at Manta Sandy’s new Manta Monitoring Post we were visited by 40 liveaboard-based tourists who...
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