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Rare birds, mammals, insects and plants

The world’s most diverse marine life

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 square kilometers, encompassing over 100 villages in West Papua, Indonesia.
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Praise for Raja Ampat by Adriano Morettin (2015 Nature’s Best:Ocean Views 1st Place Winner)

Praise for Raja Ampat by Adriano Morettin I’ve visited Raja Ampat twice on MSY Ondina, with cruises organized by Deb Fuggit.  First in 2008 and then again in 2014. Both cruises are...
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For one of world’s foremost fish finders (Dr. Gerald Allen), ‘no better place’ than this dive site by Molly Bergen

For one of world’s foremost fish finders, ‘no better place’ than this dive site by MOLLY BERGEN This blog originally appeared in Human Nature: Conservation International Blog.  It is reprinted...
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BIRD’S HEAD NATURAL HISTORY NOTES (Vol. 4): The Pygmy Seahorses of Raja Ampat By Dr Richard Smith

BIRD’S HEAD NATURAL HISTORY NOTES: The Pygmy Seahorses of Raja Ampat By Dr Richard Smith – www.OceanRealmImages.com For many people, one of the main attractions of the Bird’s...
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Conserving the Leatherback Sea Turtle by Ricardo F. Tapilatu

Conserving the Leatherback Sea Turtle by Ricardo F. Tapilatu For over 100 million years, leatherback sea turtles have swum the world’s oceans. Each year, these creatures, which represent the last...
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Nobar Film Alam Berbicara : Satu Orang Satu Aksi by Wida Sulistyaningrum

Nobar Film Alam Berbicara : Satu Orang Satu Aksi By Wida Sulistyaningrum Kaum Muda Keuskupan Manokwari Sorong yang semula heboh mengikuti materi pendidikan lingkungan hidup yang dibawakan lewat...
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