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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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Craig and Betsy Beasley share favorites from their Video Library. What a treat!

Administrator’s note: Recently we were honored to be asked to present a show, via zoom, to the Houston Underwater Photographic Society (HUPS).  Once upon a time we were members of this club full of wonderful, passionate divers, photographers and videographers. And we are still “real” friends with a number of the members.  After the show we “met” Betsy and Craig...
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West Papua’s Natural Resources Conservation Office Confiscated And Released Hundreds Of Coconut Crab In Fam Islands, Raja Ampat: Reported by: Mohamad Rizki Riadhi* & Maikel Sada** Written by: Nikka Gunadharma***

Stemming from one of the airport porters’ suspicions, on Tuesday night (19th of October, 2021), personnel from Seaport Police Station’s Harbor Security Implementation Unit and Forest Police Unit from the West Papua’s Natural Resources Conservation Office**** followed up the intel, and successfully confiscated 265 coconut crabs (Birgus latro) from the Sorong Harbor, Municipality of Sorong....
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BBKSDA Papua Barat Sita Ratusan Ketam Kenari dan Lepas Liarkan di Kepulauan Fam, Raja Ampat: Dilaporkan Oleh: Mohamad Rizki Riadhi* dan Maikel Sada** Ditulis Oleh: Nikka Gunadharma***

BBKSDA PAPUA BARAT SITA RATUSAN KETAM KENARI DAN LEPAS LIARKAN DI KEPULAUAN FAM, RAJA AMPAT Dilaporkan Oleh: Mohamad Rizki Riadhi* dan Maikel Sada** Ditulis Oleh: Nikka Gunadharma*** Berawal dari kecurigaan salah seorang porter, pada hari Selasa malam (19 Oktober 2021) personil dari Kesatuan Pelaksanaan Pengamanan Pelabuhan (KP3) dari Kepolisian Sektor (Polsek) Kawasan Pelabuhan Laut dan...
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Bird's Head Seascape Governmental AuthoritiesPemerintah Propinsi Papua Barat (Province of West Papua)KSDAE (Direktorat Konservasi Sumberdaya Alam dan Ekosistem)(Ministry of Environment and Forestry)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)BBKSDA (Balai Besar Konservasi Sumberdaya Alam)Kabupaten Fakfak