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Indonesian Government Sinks Vietnamese Shark Poaching Boat, Creates New Dive Site

First published in Conservation International’s blog Human Nature. (Re-posted with Permission.) Two years ago, Conservation International proudly blogged that the Raja Ampat government in...
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New Raja Ampat Dive site: Batu Kapal

Batu Kapal: S 00 21.948  E 130 27.937   On a recent Got Muck and Secret Sea charter aboard the Dewi Nusantara we sampled a newly recommended site called Batu Kapal (Boat Rock). Originally...
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Manta Mantra by Don Silcock

Manta Mantra by Don Silcock Almost like clockwork they appear every day – usually just after 8 AM, in time for their morning ablutions. The trick is to let them be cleaned in peace from...
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Raja Ampat police nab Vietnam-flagged fishing boat

Raja Ampat police nab Vietnam-flagged fishing boat The link below is to the Jakarta-based Antaranews article about the recent capture of a Vietnamese illegal fishing boat in Raja Ampat.  The boat...
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Tulisan dari TNC: Seorang mitra BHS

Link berikut ini ke berbagai pos kegiatan TNC dalam BHS The following are links to TNC articles about the BHS   Post 1: Hasil Monitoring: Ikan Hiu di Perairan Misool Menignkat   Post 2:...
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Famed photographer, Roger Steene, releases his Magnum Opus!

Famed photographer, Roger Steene, releases his Magnum Opus! If you have ever looked at a tropical reef fish ID book it’s likely that Roger Steene’s name is on the cover.  Roger, an...
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Mengembangkan Database Hiu Paus Kaimana! by Carla Kerstan

Mengembangkan Database Hiu Paus Kaimana! Carla Kerstan Tim kami baru saja kembali dari seminggu memantau hiu paus di Selat Bicari, Kaimana. Kunjungan ini cukup memuaskan, oleh karena kita...
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New Goby Species named for West Papuan Governor, Abraham Atururi by Mark Erdmann

New Goby Species named for West Papuan Governor, Abraham Atururi by Mark Erdmann Leave it to the Bird’s Head to produce a gubernatorial goby! In a recent paper published with my colleagues...
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BHS News: Media Informasi dan Komunikasi Antar Mitra Konservasi Bentang Laut Kepala Burung

BHS News: Media Informasi dan Komunikasi Antar Mitra Konservasi Bentang Laut Kepala Burung   Teman-teman Bentang Laut Kepala Burung (BLKB) yang kami hormati, merupakan ke-hormatan bagi saya...
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My Best Dive…so far! by Jeff Lemelin

My Best Dive…so far! by Jeff Lemelin The ocean’s surface was calm with shades of deep blue and green melting together as our tender headed to the dive site in Misool, Raja Ampat. I...
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