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The Story of Ocean Warrior by Maya Puspa Dewi/Child Aid Papua

This environmental program was born at the same time as the environmental awareness story book for kids called Ocean Warrior was published. The story is about two siblings from Raja Ampat who...
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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, Part 2 (liveaboard 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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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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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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