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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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DIVING IN MANTA SANDY? HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW! by Meidiarti Kasmidi & Nikka Amandra Gunadharma

DIVING IN MANTA SANDY? HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW! by Meidiarti Kasmidi & Nikka Amandra Gunadharma Already planned your trip to Raja Ampat? Is Manta Sandy on your “to-dive” bucket list ? As most of you are probably aware, Manta Sandy is one of the ‘busiest’ dive sites in Raja Ampat (see last week’s post).  So, before putting on your wetsuits and plunging into the...
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MENYELAM DI MANTA SANDY? KAMU PERLU TAHU INI TERLEBIH DAHULU! Penulis: Meidiarti Kasmidi & Nikka Amandra Gunadharma

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MENYELAM DI MANTA SANDY? KAMU PERLU TAHU INI TERLEBIH DAHULU! Penulis: Meidiarti Kasmidi & Nikka Amandra Gunadharma Sudah merencanakan liburan ke Raja Ampat? Dan apakah Manta Sandy masuk di dalam rencana Anda? Sebagaimana telah kita ketahui, Manta Sandy adalah salah satu situs penyelaman paling ‘sibuk’ di Raja Ampat. Nah, sebelum kamu memakai wetsuit dan menyelam di dalam birunya air laut...
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Manta Sandy’s Monitoring Post: Managing one of the ‘busiest’ dive sites in Raja Ampat by Meidiarti Kasmidi

  Manta Sandy’s Monitoring Post: Managing one of the ‘busiest’ dive sites in Raja Ampat by Meidiarti Kasmidi Editor/Interpreter: Nikka Amandra Gunadharma   Note: Next week’s post will provide details on how to contact the post and schedule your visit. October 5, 2017 “Yesterday, at Manta Sandy’s new Manta Monitoring Post we were visited by 40 liveaboard-based tourists who...
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POS PENGAWASAN PARI MANTA DI MANTA SANDY: MENGELOLA SALAH SATU SITUS PENYELAMAN ‘TERSIBUK’ DI RAJA AMPAT Oleh: Meidiarti Kasmidi

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POS PENGAWASAN PARI MANTA DI MANTA SANDY: MENGELOLA SALAH SATU SITUS PENYELAMAN ‘TERSIBUK’ DI RAJA AMPAT Oleh: Meidiarti Kasmidi Penyunting: Nikka Amandra Gunadharma Catatan: Pos minggu depan akan memberikan rincian tentang cara menghubungi pos dan menjadwalkan kunjungan Anda. “Kemarin (5 Oktober 2017, ed.) kami dikunjungi oleh 40 wisatawan dari Liveaboard yang berniat untuk mencari Pari...
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Kalawai Adventure by Geoffrey Gearheart, PhD w/ images by Christine Bull

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Kalawai Adventure by Geoffrey Gearheart, PhD Images by Christine Bull As a student Geoffrey Gearheart spent a lot of time doing research in the Bird’s Head before receiving his PhD from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.  Last year he, along with 13 fellow explorers of various nationalities, boarded the MV Putiraja for a 16 day natural history expedition through Raja Ampat and...
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