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Indonesia – Top Activities in Cenderawasih Bay Part 1, by Mike Veitch

Indonesia – Top Activities in Cenderawasih Bay Part 1, by Mike Veitch Indonesia is fast becoming a star attraction for yachts visiting South East Asia, with internationally known destinations...
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Cruising the Raja Ampat region in Indonesia Part 2, by Mike Veitch

Cruising the Raja Ampat region in Indonesia Part 2, by Mike Veitch One of the iconic dive sites in Raja Ampat “Manta Sandy”, is famous due to a consistent population of Manta Rays during the...
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Cruising the Raja Ampat region in Indonesia Part 1, by Mike Veitch

Cruising the Raja Ampat region in Indonesia Part 1, by Mike Veitch Appropriately known as “The Bird’s Head Peninsula”, due to its uncanny resemblance to a large bird, Indonesia’s West Papua...
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“East of the Wallace Line: Monumental Art from Indonesia and New Guinea”: A Yale University exhibit

“East of the Wallace Line: Monumental Art from Indonesia and New Guinea” A Yale University exhibit. Text by Maurine Shimlock with a few words from Alfred Russel Wallace and Yale University  ...
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Wayag, the Picturesque Island of the North by Indah Susanti

Wayag, the Picturesque Island of the North Text and photos by Indah Susanti Located in the northern part of Raja Ampat, Wayag Island is a must-visit destination while traveling in Raja Ampat....
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Singapore “Strait Times” and “Jakarta Post” on Tourism

Read these two recent articles about tourism in the Bird’s Head Seascape. Singapore’s Strait Times article: Indonesia’s Raja Ampat: A perfect marine wonderland....
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Raja Ampat: It’s More than Just Reefs

Raja Ampat, It’s More than Just Reefs text and photos by Mike Veitch/Underwater Tribe In the dive media, we are constantly bombarded with images of schooling fish, brightly coloured corals, and...
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Shark Hunter Boat Arrested in Ayau Kecil Conservation Area

Shark Hunter Boat Arrested in Ayau Kecil Conservation Area Photos by  The Ayau Kecil Regional Marine Conservation Area (KKPD) team consisting of Marine Monitoring and Control Task Force (P2L)...
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Part 3 Introduction to Cenderawasih Bay: The Villages and their People by Simon Marsh, photography by Simon Marsh and Andrina Bindon

Part 3 Introduction to Cenderawasih Bay: The Villages and their People Papuan life is difficult to understand from the outside.  It is imperative to go ashore, visit a village, observe daily...
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Police and Community Patrol Team in Catch Illegal Ornamental Fish Collectors

Police and Community Patrol Team in Catch Illegal Ornamental Fish Collectors by Wida Sulistyaningrum, photos ©Conservation International Police and Community Patrol Team in Catch Illegal...
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