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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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Bird’s Head Seascape adds 4 new MPA’s for a total of 26…and counting!

Welcome to the Bird’s Head Seascape, a mind-blowingly diverse repository for tropical marine life and rare and endemic birds, mammals, insects and plants. The centerpiece of the initiative is a network of 26 MPAs, protecting 5,229,782 hectares, spread across the seascape that can only be described as “scuba diving heaven”.  (Within the last year and a half, four new MPA’s have been...
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State of the Bird’s Head Seascape Marine Protected Area Network

Compiled by: Fitryanti Pakiding, Dariani Matualage, Kezia Salosso, Purwanto, Indah Ratih Anggriyani, Awaludinnoer Ahmad, Dominic Andradi-Brown, Kelly Claborn, Matheus De Nardo, Laura Veverka, Louise Glew, Gabby Ahmadia, Irman Rumengan, Habema Fanri Yoseph Monim, Joice Pangulimang, Maya Paembonan, Defy Pada, & Michael B. Mascia. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Bird’s Head Seascape (BHS) in Papua is...
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Guidebook on Cleanliness, Health, Safety & Environmental Sustainability Guidance for Indonesia’s Dive Industry Handbook

Produced by the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy/the Tourism Ministry and the Creative Economy Agency of the Republic of Indonesia together with the Divers Alert Network (DAN) Indonesia. This handbook is intended as a guide for everyone working in dive tourism, and their customers, providing a framework and reference for safely conducting diving activities in Indonesia. F...
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Bird's Head Seascape Governmental AuthoritiesPemerintah Propinsi Papua Barat (Province of West Papua)Kementerian Kehutanan Republik Indonesia (Department of Forestry of the Republic of Indonesia)Kementerian Kelautan dan Perikanan Republik Indonesia (National Ministry for Marine Affairs and Fisheries)Kabupaten Raja Ampat (Raja Ampat Regency)Kabupaten Kaimana (Kaimana Regency)Kabupaten Tambrauw (Tambrauw Regency)Kabupaten Nabire (Nabire Regency)Kabupaten Teluk Wondama (Wondama Bay Regency)Taman Nasional Teluk Cenderawasih (Cenderawasih Bay National Park)