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Papua Designs: Improving Lives while Creating Art by Maurine Shimlock

Papua Designs Florida takes my hand and guides the ink-saturated lino-block I’m holding to a blank piece of paper.  In just a few seconds we release the block and the outline of a jellyfish with...
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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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Viral Updates from Raja Ampat’s Marine Park Authority by Nikka Gunadharma

Administrator’s note:  I, like all of you, am concerned about what is happening regarding patrolling activities in the MPA’s during the Covid-shutdown.  It’s comforting to know...
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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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