Those of you who follow the BHS know we have been frequently posting about a project called StAR, which is in the process of re-wilding the Leopard/Zebra Shark (Stegostoma tigrinum) to one of its... Read More →
Note: This is the 3rd article in the series. In September of 2021 we first introduced the ambitious StAR project, which will hopefully re-wild Raja Ampat with the charismatic Zebra Shark. The... Read More →
On a warm afternoon in early June, the speedboat, “Manta Ray”, tied up to Falaya’s jetty, close to Waisai, the capital of Raja Ampat. Of the four people onboard, three waited patiently until the... Read More →
Sejumlah temuan dari kajian yang berfokus pada pari manta karang (Mobula alfredi) di Kepulauan Fam menunjukkan bahwa perairan di sana merupakan habitat penting bagi populasi fauna laut yang... Read More →
Several key findings from an assessment on manta rays (Mobula alfredi) conducted in Fam Islands shows that the surrounding waters are important habitats for this protected fauna, for its food... Read More →
From the 15th to 17th June, 2022, a team consisting of Raja Ampat’s Marine Park Authority, MER Foundation, and Konservasi Indonesia (KI)**** organized a socialization event for five villages... Read More →
Indonesia Relaxes its Quarantine Restrictions for International Visitors You may have already heard that there have been some exciting developments in Indonesia, specifically around relaxation of... Read More →
I’m among the fortunate few divers who have seen a zebra shark (Stegostoma tigrinum) in the Bird’s Head. We were exploring for new dives sites, diving just before dusk not far from shore in... Read More →
A collaborative workshop to further develop efforts to manage Raja Ampat Manta Rays was recently held in early Decemeber ’21. Waisai, Raja Ampat. Raja Ampat’s seas are blessed with abundant... Read More →
Zebra's Uncaged! These charismatic but virtually extirpated sharks now have a chance to repopulate their native habitat. Three years in the making with unprecedented international cooperation these sharks now swim free.
Who let the sharks out, Who Who? National Geographic was there so they know who! And today they released an online article about this precedented event. Follow the link. This is big news!