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Raja Ampat SEA Centre: Newest BHS Partner

Raja Ampat SEA Centre: Newest BHS Partner   Most of you reading this article are probably not aware of the “how/who/when and where” of what it takes to keep an area like Raja...
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The doctor is in: Indonesia’s whale sharks get annual check-up by Abraham Sianipiar

The doctor is in: Indonesia’s whale sharks get annual check-up by Abraham Sianipiar This article recently appeared in Conservation International’s Human Nature blog and is reprinted here...
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Discovering Raja Ampat’s Manta Rays: A Long Journey, Begun with a Single Step by Rafid Shidqi

Discovering Raja Ampat’s Manta Rays: A Long Journey, Begun with a Single Step by Rafid Shidqi Administrators note: Before beginning this story I would like to introduce the BHS audience to Rafid....
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First Successful Wild Whale Shark Health Assessments Performed

First Successful Wild Whale Shark Health Assessments Performed For the first time ever, scientists from the Georgia Aquarium, working with Conservation International and UNIPA (University of...
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Kalawai Adventure by Geoffrey Gearheart, PhD w/ images by Christine Bull

Kalawai Adventure by Geoffrey Gearheart, PhD Images by Christine Bull As a student Geoffrey Gearheart spent a lot of time doing research in the Bird’s Head before receiving his PhD from the...
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Dr. Gerald Allen wins NOGI in Science-Fun facts, & the “discovery” of Raja Ampat

Dr. Gerald Allen wins NOGI in Science-Fun facts, & the “discovery” of Raja Ampat The Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences (AUAS) has named it’s 2017 “NOGI”...
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Reflections on 100 new species…by Dr. Mark Erdmann

Reflections on 100 new species… by Dr. Mark Erdmann The recent publication of the new reef fish Sueviota tubicola marked an important milestone in my career – my 100th new fish species...
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Playground for Whales and Dolphins: Raja Ampat by Heike Vester and Ricardo Tapilatu

Surprisingly, Indonesia’s most famous dive site is also a playground for whales and dolphins (a commentary) by Heike Vester and Ricardo Tapilatu About the authors: Heike Iris Vester...
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BHS Whalesharks “Get Around”: The 9 most interesting tracks by Mark Erdmann, Abraham Sianipar and Megan Meyers

BHS Whalesharks “Get Around”: The 9 most interesting tracks by Mark Erdmann, Abraham Sianipar and Megan Meyers The following is adapted from the Conservation International: Human...
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Spatial Ecology and Conservation of Manta birostris (Oceanic manta) by various reseachers

Spatial Ecology and Conservation of Manta birostris (Oceanic manta) by J. D. Stewart, C. S. Beale, D. Fernando, A. B. Sianipar, R. S. Burton, B. X. Semmens, O. Aburto-Oropeza From the scientific...
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