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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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Misool Eco Resort’s Spring Newsletter

Welcome to Misool’s Quarterly Newsletter. This quarter:  Mating Blacktips, Baitballs and Bull Sharks – Can You Tell a Bull Shark from a Grey Reef? Life on Land – Wellbeing and Dining at Misool Submerged Dive Site Profile – Nudi Rock Meet the Team – Banne, Spa Manager Misool by The Numbers – How Does Raja Ampat Compare to the Caribbean? Misool Events – Yoga, Thai Dining and...
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Blue Ocean Network, our newest BHS Partner

Blue Ocean Network, our newest BHS Partner Our Partner’s are essential in helping preserve not only the Bird’s Head Seascape but the world’s oceans at large.  We proudly welcome Blue Ocean Network into the BHS family. To see all our Partners and link to their respective pages, go to the top tier toolbar on the BHS site’s home page and hover over Partners.  A drop down...
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“Frantic Jack”, a new Triton Bay dive site by Graham Abbott (with images and commentary by Burt Jones)

“Frantic Jack”, a new Triton Bay dive site by Graham Abbott (with images and commentary by Burt Jones) Location: West Aiduma S 03 59.018 E 134 04.974 The first time I dived here there were masses of jacks that frantically surrounded me, hence the name. Suitable for all divers though only accessible on the calm open ocean days which are not all that frequent in this area and this...
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Spatial Ecology and Conservation of Manta birostris (Oceanic manta) by various reseachers

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Spatial Ecology and Conservation of Manta birostris (Oceanic manta) by J. D. Stewart, C. S. Beale, D. Fernando, A. B. Sianipar, R. S. Burton, B. X. Semmens, O. Aburto-Oropeza From the scientific journal Biological Conservation  Understanding distribution, movement and population connectivity is critical to creating an effective management and conservation strategy for mantas.  This article...
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A New Name on the List by Alex Lindbloom with commentary by Tierney Thys

A New Name on the List by Alex Lindbloom The list of marine species documented for the Bird’s Head Seascape, which includes coral, reef fish, as well as sharks & rays, is the largest in the world. With well over 3000 species, the Bird’s Head Seascape is the epicenter of marine biodiversity. The list isn’t complete however, and it seems to grow a little longer every week...
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