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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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Global Conservation Hero Award to West Papua Province

Administrator’s note: This article originally appeared in Jakarta’s Antara News.  Credits below. West Papua Province received the Global Conservation Hero Award from the Conservation International (CI) at the organization’s annual gala at Milk Studios in Los Angeles, California on Saturday (June 8). The award was received by West Papua Governor Dominggus Mandacan, whose...
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Pak Syafri: A Profile of the Director of Raja Ampat’s MPA unit (UPTD) by Susan Vulpas

This is the third post in the series, introducing the “team” charged with conservation in the BHS.  These are the unsung heroes that you and the Bird’s Head Seascape depend on! Meet Pak Syafri, director of Raja Ampat’s MPA Management Unit (Unit Pelaksana Teknis Daerah – UPTD)! Born and raised in Makassar, South Sulawesi, Pak Syafri’s journey to the Bird’s Head is well...
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Centre of Excellence Newsletter by Fitryanti Pakiding (Project Leader)

The quarterly CoE (Centre of Excellence) Newsletter documents the activities by UNIPA’s (The University of Papua) Division of Sustainable Development-Institute for Research and Community Service (LPPM).  They support community conservation efforts and sustainable development within Papua. Administrator’s note: This newsletter is written in Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesia’s...
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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)