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Child Aid Papua Foundation’s Education Center now officially open

On August 3rd,  Child Aid Papua Foundation’s Education Center, in Sawinggrai village, officially opened with a traditional blessing ceremony by the community’s elders, education...
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Misool Foundation Quarterly Newsletter

Earlier in the year we published Misool Foundation’s 2018 Annual Report. The process gives us a chance to reflect on our work and to identify new strategies to increase our positive impact...
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Spending time in Sorong? This new website will be useful!

A long time manager at Raja4Divers Resort on Pulau Pef, has recently created a website for visitors stopping over in Sorong on their way to various BHS destinations.  While managing the resort...
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Blue Abadi Fund June ’19 Newsletter (English dan Bahasa)

ABOUT BLUE ABADI The Blue Abadi Fund is a dedicated conservation trust fund for the Bird’s Head Seascape that empowers local communities and agencies to sustainably manage their marine resources...
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“Instagram Tourism”, Are There Too Many Tourists in Raja Ampat?

“Instagram Tourism” has changed the world’s wild (and not so wild) places.  And in most cases NOT for the better…at least from a conservation point of view.  The photos in...
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Global Conservation Hero Award to West Papua Province

Administrator’s note: This article originally appeared in Jakarta’s Antara News.  Credits below. West Papua Province received the Global Conservation Hero Award from the Conservation...
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Pak Syafri: A Profile of the Director of Raja Ampat’s MPA unit (UPTD) by Susan Vulpas

This is the third post in the series, introducing the “team” charged with conservation in the BHS.  These are the unsung heroes that you and the Bird’s Head Seascape depend on! Meet Pak Syafri,...
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Six Fishermen Caught Using Explosives in Raja Ampat (translated from PapuaKita.com)

MPA ranger patrols are working and it appears the Raja Ampat government is serious about taking action against illegal bomb fishermen.  This is a huge step forward for Raja and the Bird’s...
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Construction of a New Education Centre in West Papua nears completion! by Jonas Müller-Child Aid Papua

Many of you may not be familiar with the BHS’s newest Partner, Child Aid Papua (Yayasan Cahaya Anak Papua).  Here is a link to their Partner page and website.  Child Aid Papua (CAP) is a...
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When Soldiers Fight Against Garbage: a Blue Abadi Fund action by Sabonnama

Learn more about the Blue Abadi Fund» Even in peace, soldiers still have important duties and enemies to fight. Trash became their enemy this time. See what happened on April 27, 2019 when dozens...
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