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Patrol Update from Raja Ampat’s Marine Park Authority up to May, 2021 by Allan Ramandey* & Nikka Gunadharma**

Dear readers, we are back for more news from our regular, community patrol activities within the Raja Ampat Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) network during the course of May, 2021 (here is the link to our April’s patrol update). In May, a total of 67 patrol was conducted by the Raja Ampat’s Marine Park Authority’s*** Jaga Laut – the formal name for the community-based rangers patrolling the MPAs...
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Patrol Update from Raja Ampat’s Marine Park Authority up to April, 2021 by Allan Ramandey* & Nikka Gunadharma**

Dear readers, it’s been more than a month since our latest update. But, we are back with our patrol update for April, 2021.  Now, on our March update we’ve mentioned about the rising numbers of entrance fee ownership violations, which reached nine violations found that month by our Jaga Laut – the official name for the Raja Ampat Marine Park Authority’s*** rangers.  The mentioned state led to...
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Patrol Update from Raja Ampat’s Marine Park Authority up to March, 2021 by Allan Ramandey* & Nikka Gunadharma**

Dear readers, as usual, through this article we would like to inform you regarding the patrol activities – or Jaga Laut – conducted by the Raja Ampat’s Marine Park Authority*** for the period of March, 2021. During that month, a total of 76 patrols were conducted. Out of those days, 29 violations were found in these following categories: 11 zoning violations from fisheries activities caught...
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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