West Papua Governor signs the Sustainable Development Province Regulation Note: Late last year this regulation passed legal review and has finally been released to the public. We earlier posted... Read More →
Dear readers, here we are in early 2021 and we will provide updates from the last month of 2020 regarding the community-based patrol conducted by the Marine Park Rangers – Jaga Laut – in all... Read More →
MPAs (Marine Protected Areas) are the heart and soul of the Bird’s Head Seascape. There are now 26, including 3 new ones, TCBFM (Traditional Community Based Fisheries Management) Bintuni,... Read More →
Natural history of manta rays in the Bird’s Head Seascape, Indonesia, with an analysis of the demography and spatial ecology of Mobula alfredi (Elasmobranchii: Mobulidae) by Edy Setyawan, Mark... Read More →
Administrator’s note: We are so proud and honored to introduce you to Nate Wilson, a painter of underwater art. Nate contacted us last year with the proposition of painting every endemic... Read More →
Dear readers, we are back to provide you with updates from the community-based patrol activities within the Raja Ampat Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) conducted in November, 2020. Jaga Laut – the... Read More →
This magnificent volume, celebrating the Coral Triangle and its unprecedented biodiversity, is so much more than a “coffee table” book. It is due to be released (December 15)…just in time... Read More →
Patrol Updates from Raja Ampat’s Marine Park Authority October, 2020 Updated by: Allan Fredrik Ramandey* & Nikka Gunadharma** Hello everyone, we’re back with October’s update of Raja Ampat’s... Read More →
The folks at Misool Eco Resort may have had to close for tourism but that doesn’t mean they have shut down any of their conservation programs. In fact they are still winning awards and the... 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!