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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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Whalesharks in Triton Bay by Charlie Litteck

Whalesharks in Triton Bay by Charlie Litteck   As we rode out to the fishing bagans at dawn I tried to surpress my hopes of seeing a whale shark. I knew there was supposed to be a year round...
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Indonesian Government Sinks Vietnamese Shark Poaching Boat, Creates New Dive Site

Honoring the anniversary of the launching of the Bird’s Head Seascape website we will be revisiting the most popular posts of the past year. This was the Most Viewed Post. First published...
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Filter Photography by Alex Mustard

Filter Photography by Alex Mustard  MAGIC HAPPENS Exactly 10 years ago, almost to the day, I was in the Red Sea with a mad plan. I wanted to take a colourful image of the famous stern of the...
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Ocean Country: The Journey Continues | Honoring Helen Newman by Liz Cunningham

Ocean Country: The Journey Continues | Honoring Helen Newman by Liz Cunningham Beginnings matter. You begin with something you want to keep coming back to: a gem, a lodestone, something...
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Menekan Pelanggaran Hukum Laut di Raja Ampat Lewat Hukum Adat by Wida Sulistyaningrum

Menekan Pelanggaran Hukum Laut di Raja Ampat Lewat Hukum Adat text by Wida Sulistyaningrum photos by Shawn Heinrichs Sepanjang tahun 2010 – January 2015 terdapat 29 kasus pelanggaran laut berat,...
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