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Dr. Gerry Allen lives to Dive and Count Fish, Part 1

Dr. Gerry Allen lives to Dive and Count Fish, Part 1  This is the first of a three-part interview with Dr. Gerald Allen, one of the world’s foremost ichthyologists. Gerry dives frequently in 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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Presiden Yudhoyono : Raja Ampat Indah..Datanglah Kembali Nanti

Presiden Yudhoyono : Raja Ampat Indah..Datanglah Kembali Nanti by Wida Sulistyaningrum/Conservation International Sail Raja Ampat sudah berlalu tetapi ceritanya belum juga habis dibahas....
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Nude Revelations: A few surprises in nudibranch behavior by Menno Schilthuizen

Nude Revelations: A few surprises in nudibranch behavior by MENNO SCHILTHUIZEN I once watched an Irish mollusk researcher, in a fit of slug chauvinism, try to convince an audience of biologists...
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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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Indonesia’s “Underwater Legacy” by Kerri Bingham and Hergen Spalink

Indonesia’s Underwater Legacy Text and images by Kerri Bingham and Hergen Spalink Indonesia is a country of over 17,000 islands, so what makes these particular ones that make up the Birds Head...
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New MMAF-CI-SEAA manta tagging program launched by Mark Erdmann

New MMAF-CI-SEAA manta tagging program launched by Mark Erdmann   September marks the official launch of a new nation-wide manta ray tagging program led by the Ministry of Marine Affairs and...
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New pygmy gobies from the Bird’s Head bring fish species count to 1721 species! by Mark Erdmann

New pygmy gobies from the Bird’s Head bring fish species count to 1721 species! By Mark Erdmann A recent paper published by Rick Winterbottom (Royal Ontario Museum), Dita Cahyani (Udayana...
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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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Newly Discovered Whale Shark Population Brings Tourism Potential to Indonesian Communities

Newly Discovered Whale Shark Population Brings Tourism Potential to Indonesian Communities  by Nita Yohana In late 2011, CI’s Mark Erdmann blogged about an exciting expedition tagging whale...
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