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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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Rare Mantis Shrimp sighted in Raja Ampat! by Dr. Thomas Haider

Dr. Haider’s most recent email began with these words: “During these hard times maybe it would be nice to show the world the rare wonders of the Birds Head Seascape!!!! So I thought,...
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