Administrators note: This will be the first in a series of articles about Zebra (Leopard) sharks and the plans for recovering their population in Raja Ampat. Zebra sharks (Stegostoma tigrinum),... Read More →
OVERVIEW The Elysium Heart of the Coral Triangle expedition stems from its explorers’ shared understanding that climate change is intimately related to ocean change. The oceans play an essential... Read More →
Rapid coral reef assessment using 3D modeling and acoustics: acoustic indices correlate to fish abundance, diversity and environmental indicators in West Papua, Indonesia by Mica Peck*, Ricardo... Read More →
Natural history of manta rays in the Bird’s Head Seascape, Indonesia, with an analysis of the demography and spatial ecology of Mobula alfredi (Elasmobranchii: Mobulidae) by Edy Setyawan, Mark... Read More →
If you have ever been to Raja Ampat, or even contemplated going, you have heard of Misool. Misool is the southernmost of the 4 major islands that comprise Raja Ampat (Four Kings). So Misool is... Read More →
Zebra's Uncaged! These charismatic but virtually extirpated sharks now have a chance to repopulate their native habitat. Three years in the making with unprecedented international cooperation these sharks now swim free.
Who let the sharks out, Who Who? National Geographic was there so they know who! And today they released an online article about this precedented event. Follow the link. This is big news!