Laid overseas in a public aquarium, zebra shark (Stegostoma tigrinum) egg cases, which survived trans-Pacific shipment, have finally hatched in specialised facilities in Raja Ampat. Since the... Read More →
This is part 4 of the series. Administrator’s note: In September of 2021 we first introduced the ambitious StAR project, which will hopefully re-wild Raja Ampat with the charismatic Zebra... Read More →
Selamat Tahun Baru 2023! Kali ini kami dari Program Sains untuk Konservasi LPPM Universitas Papua kembali menyapa Sobat Lestari dengan kumpulan cerita-cerita dari lapang selama bulan November dan... Read More →
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 →
WORLD FIRST ENDANGERED SHARK REWILDING PROGRAM LAUNCHES IN INDONESIA Press Release Global collaboration, StAR, to re-establish once abundant zebra sharks in Raja Ampat. SORONG, RAJA AMPAT, 30... Read More →
Kepulauan Raja Ampat, Papua Barat, adalah habitat bagi kebanyakan pari manta karang di Indonesia, Mobula alfredi. Satwa laut ini bukanlah mamalia, melainkan ikan bertulang rawan yang masih... 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 →
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!