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Unveiled Images by Maurine Shimlock and Burt Jones

Unveiled Images by Maurine Shimlock and Burt Jones It is the middle of the summer and the peak of the travel season but for Raja Ampat and the rest of the BHS; it’s the “off...
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World’s Largest Stingray Species Discovered in Raja Ampat? by Alex Lindbloom

Continuing with our celebration of the first year of the site we are revisiting the most popular posts of the past year.  This was the most popular post in the Diving blog.  And it’s a...
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The Indonesian Throughflow: Fifteen Thousand Rivers by David Pickell

Continuing with the BHS website’s anniversary celebration, we are revisiting some of the site’s most viewed posts.  Based on viewer feedback (not viewer numbers) this was the most...
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Indonesian Government Sinks Vietnamese Shark Poaching Boat, Creates New Dive Site

Honoring the anniversary of the launching of the Bird’s Head Seascape website we will be revisiting the most popular posts of the past year. This was the Most Viewed Post. First published...
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Filter Photography by Alex Mustard

Filter Photography by Alex Mustard  MAGIC HAPPENS Exactly 10 years ago, almost to the day, I was in the Red Sea with a mad plan. I wanted to take a colourful image of the famous stern of the...
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Menekan Pelanggaran Hukum Laut di Raja Ampat Lewat Hukum Adat by Wida Sulistyaningrum

Menekan Pelanggaran Hukum Laut di Raja Ampat Lewat Hukum Adat text by Wida Sulistyaningrum photos by Shawn Heinrichs Sepanjang tahun 2010 – January 2015 terdapat 29 kasus pelanggaran laut berat,...
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Ocean Country: The Journey Continues | Honoring Helen Newman by Liz Cunningham

Ocean Country: The Journey Continues | Honoring Helen Newman by Liz Cunningham Beginnings matter. You begin with something you want to keep coming back to: a gem, a lodestone, something...
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New Finds In Triton Bay by Leeza English

New finds in Triton Bay by Leeza English No matter how many times you dive the waters of Triton Bay it will always surprise you! Most people when they hear about Triton Bay, hear about the...
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Whale shark ‘bling’ could unlock mysteries of giants of the deep by Mark Erdmann

First published in Conservation International’s blog Human Nature. (Re-posted with Permission.) Snorkeler swims with a whale shark on a recent tagging expedition. The more we learn about whale...
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Whalesharks in Triton Bay by Charlie Litteck

Whalesharks in Triton Bay by Charlie Litteck   As we rode out to the fishing bagans at dawn I tried to surpress my hopes of seeing a whale shark. I knew there was supposed to be a year round...
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