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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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Searching for Jamal’s Dottyback by Anna DeLoach

Searching for Jamal’s Dottyback by Anna DeLoach Triton Bay, Indonesia ~ April 2016. “We should look for Jamal’s Dottyback.” All eyes turn to Richard Smith as he continues, “The one that mimics the Blackbar Chromis.”  I don’t know this dottyback but that’s no surprise, given that we’re in the heart of the Coral Triangle, an area with more reef fish species than anywhere else in the world...
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Omura’s Whale by Alex Lindbloom

Omura’s Whale by Alex Lindbloom You never know what you’re going to see in Raja Ampat, either on the surface or below. I’m entering my fourth year year now and still astounded at what I encounter. Certain things are commonplace like schooling fish, mantas, wobbegong sharks, the world’ smallest and cutest (pygmy) seashorses, and of course the most breathtaking...
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“A Gathering of Whale Sharks” Images by Diana Paboojian

“A Gathering of Whale Sharks” Images by Diana Paboojian Diana Paboojian and her husband Shannon are frequent visitors to the BHS. Check out the amazing whale shark images Diana kindly shared with us.  And stay tuned for some super nice videos from Shannon.   Diana Paboojian is an avid underwater and wildlife photographer. Her pictures have been published with National...
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Return to the BHS, First time to Cenderawasih Bay by Douglas Seifert

Return to the BHS. First time to Cenderawasih Bay by Douglas Seifert After many visits to Raja Ampat over the years, this year we succumbed to the siren call of Cenderawasih Bay, inexplicably putting it off for years, in spite of hearing of its glories and unique residents from Mark Erdmann and Burt Jones and Maurine Shimlock and other wise diving trailblazers.  Though we may have been late...
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Misool Eco Resort Announces New Funding Model

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Misool Announces New Funding Model View this email in your browser Misool Eco Resort to Donate US $50 for Each Guest to Conservation  As of January 2017, Misool Eco Resort will Donate US $50 to its Marine Conservation Foundation for Each Guest to visit the Resort 12 January 2017, Raja Ampat, Indonesia – Misool Eco Resort, a world-class resort and conservation centre in Raja Ampat, Indonesia,...
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