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Welcome our newest Partner: Jangkar-The Indonesian Liveaboard Association

We are thrilled to announce our newest BHS Partner, Jangkar-The Indonesian Liveaboard Association. The Indonesian Liveaboard Association, legally registered as “Jangkar”, is an association...
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Child Aid Papua-High School by Maya Puspa Dewi/Child Aid Papua

Education in West-Papua Administrator’s note: While many of you sit at home wishing to be in Raja Ampat, the local’s daily life continues.  What Child Aid Papua is doing will have a...
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Proudly announcing our newest Partner, The Sea People (Orang Laut)

We are so happy to welcome our newest Partner: The Sea People or Orang Laut Papua (their local name). The SEA People (locally named ‘Orang Laut Papua’), is a field based NGO working at grassroots...
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“The Coral Sings of Hope” by Katie Rose Gurkin

Administrator’s note: “Katie Rose” Gurkin (full name: Katherine Rose Maurine Victoria Gurkin) is our god child.  She and her parents recently traveled with us to Misool Eco...
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“My job is better than yours: my experience in Raja Ampat” by Edgardo Ochoa

Only a handful of people get to spend their workdays scuba diving in the most beautiful waters on the planet. As a Diving Safety Officer of Conservation International my responsibilities are more...
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100 Dives in Raja Ampat, Part 1 (land-based) by Alex Mustard

Administrator’s note: Alex has been a friend and contributor to the BHS site since first visiting the region in 2006.  He recently returned from two trips: one land-based, which gave him a...
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Raja Ampat by William Tan

Administrators note: While the virus wind rages none of us are able to do what we love…dive in Raja Ampat!  While we are away, and all social distancing, we thought it would be inspiring to...
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Misool Resort “Virus Times”, an Update

Administrators note: Everything in the BHS is shut down.  But the work goes on.  This is another installment in our series of what is going on in Raja and the BHS while the virus wind rages...
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