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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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BHS Manta ID Photo Contest…we have a winner! Congratulations to Doug Keim.

Despite the virus and the unfortunate cancellation of diving in Raja for the season, we have a contest winner.  Congratulations to Doug Keim, who submitted 27 confirmed reef manta sightings!     Doug’s images, along with those from all participants, will be placed in the permanent BHS Manta database. BHS Manta Researcher and contest director, Edy Setyawan, notes that these...
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Child Aid Papua-High School by Maya Puspa Dewi/Child Aid Papua

Education in West-Papua Administrator’s note: While many of you sit at home wishing to be in Raja Ampat, the local’s daily life continues.  What Child Aid Papua is doing will have a major affect on the quality of the area’s future, for you and them.  After reading about their work, if you care, please consider helping them continue their work.  Now more than ever please...
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The Story of Ocean Warrior by Maya Puspa Dewi/Child Aid Papua

This environmental program was born at the same time as the environmental awareness story book for kids called Ocean Warrior was published. The story is about two siblings from Raja Ampat who experience for themselves the negative effects of marine debris on marine animals and nature. In the end, they save the marine animals and have the initiative to do beach clean-ups. This book really...
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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)