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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 Foundation April Newsletter

Welcome to Misool Foundation’s Quarterly Newsletter. This quarter:  Misool Foundation is eight! Misool Manta Project: What we learned about Misool’s reef mantas in 2018 Together we raised $50,000 for Indonesia’s manta rays Netflix’s ‘Our Planet’ series has arrived Heroes in the field: Nanda Sachra Bank Sampah’s Virly presents to the U.S. Ambassador Misool...
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“Hooked on Diving”…in Raja Ampat of course! by Norman Vexler

In 1988 Norman took a NAUI dive certification course and from that time on, he’s been totally “hooked on diving!”  After many dive trips to the Caribbean, over a 14 year period, to locations such as the Cayman Islands, Cozumel and Tortola, he decided to expand his horizons, and signed up for a trip to Palau with the well known west coast photographer, Joe Liburdi.  Joe essentially...
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Papua Barat, Provinsi Konservasi Pertama Dunia! oleh Susie Vulpas

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Sekarang Resmi! Pada tanggal 20 Maret 2019, Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Daerah (DPRD) Papua Barat mengesahkan sebuah Peraturan Daerah Khusus (Perdasus) Provinsi Papua Barat yang menegaskan komitmen dari pemerintah provinsi terhadap prinsip-prinsip pembangunan berkelanjutan. Selain itu kami ingin mengucapkan terima kasih kepada Pak Yance de Fretes – Manajer Program Lansekap Senior Papua, Ibu...
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West Papua, the World’s First Conservation Province! by Susan Vulpas

It’s Now Official! On 20 March 2019, the West Papuan Provincial Parliament (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Daerah, DPRD) passed a Peraturan Daerah Khusus Provinsi Papua Barat (Perdasus) – a regulation for the special autonomous region of West Papua, which commits the provincial government to sustainable development principles. Note: The passage of this act is the culmination of many years of...
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Sawandarek Jetty: New dive site by Carlo Calderaro

Administrator’s note: Many boats and some land based resorts already dive this wonderful Dampier Strait site but up until now it has not been listed on the website.  A huge thanks goes to Carlo Calderaro, cruise director for Damai, for his willingness to share and for taking the time to send us site details and images. Carlo wanted me to apologize for the quality of his images. On the...
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