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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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Tanya Burnett & Kevin Palmer Visit Raja…for the Umpteenth Time! (Part 1-Macro)

We are so excited to share some images from the incomparable photo team, Island Exposure Inc.  I have known Tanya and admired her work and philosophy for nearly 30 years!  Her husband Kevin, manages Reef Photo & Video, a go-to camera and video store that also offers instruction and photography workshops.  They have been partners for over 20 years, taking divers and photographers on an...
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Science For Conservation Newsletter: Dari Program Sains untuk Konservasi LPPM Universitas Papua

Selamat Tahun Baru 2023! Kali ini kami dari Program Sains untuk Konservasi LPPM Universitas Papua kembali menyapa Sobat Lestari dengan kumpulan cerita-cerita dari lapang selama bulan November dan Desember Tahun 2022. Kami berharap semoga cerita dari kami dapat menjadi hiburan bagi Sobat Lestari untuk mengisi waktu luang Anda. Selamat membaca! Pemantauan Penyu dan Perlindungan Sarang Yang...
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Batu Putih: New divesites in the Fakfak region

We are posting a series of recently surveyed dive sites in the Bird’s Head Seascape last frontier, Fakfak and the Bomberai peninsula.  This is the second in the series, Batu Putih. To read about last year’s expedition of discovery click here, survey of the Bomberai peninsula, Fakfak and its surrounding waters.  (Additionally click here to read an article in DAN’s Alert Diver...
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Bird's Head Seascape Governmental Authorities Pemerintah 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