Last year we were able to finally complete a long-anticipated, not to mention twice-postponed, survey of the Bomberai peninsula, Fakfak and its surrounding waters. (Additionally click here to... Read More →
Recent Conservation International Press Release and Blog post about the results of recent research on the thriving Manta Ray population in Raja Ampat. Both post are very positive showing that... Read More →
We are very happy to finally able to share the results of our twice-postponed voyage of discovery to the Bomberai peninsula. In 2018 the Fakfak’s regency government formalized the creation... Read More →
[The marine environment surrounding Raja Ampat harbors some of the world’s most biodiverse coral reef ecosystems, and communities have been helping to protect these ecosystems for centuries. Two... Read More →
I recently read an article about invasive lionfish, which despite being highly sensationalized, made me want to know more the species, especially since numerous species are encountered throughout... Read More →
Those of you who follow the BHS know we have been frequently posting about a project called StAR, which is in the process of re-wilding the Leopard/Zebra Shark (Stegostoma tigrinum) to one of its... Read More →
Waisai, 21st of July 2022. The ever-changing dynamics in managing protected areas inevitably needs adapting, without essentially deviating from the Management and Zoning Plans, set forth in the... Read More →
Did you know that newborn reef manta rays (Mobula alfredi) – some of which can be found in Raja Ampat, West Papua – must live independently without parental care? Have you ever imagined how they... 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!