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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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Technicolor Dreams Fully Realized-Balbulol to Daram Islands by Tanya G Burnett and Kevin Palmer

Technicolor Dreams Fully Realized Balbulol to Daram Islands: Misool, Raja Ampat, Indonesia Tanya G Burnett and Kevin Palmer Located within the South East Misool Marine Protection Area is a small...
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“East of the Wallace Line: Monumental Art from Indonesia and New Guinea”: A Yale University exhibit

“East of the Wallace Line: Monumental Art from Indonesia and New Guinea” A Yale University exhibit. Text by Maurine Shimlock with a few words from Alfred Russel Wallace and Yale University  ...
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Indonesia’s “Underwater Legacy” by Kerri Bingham and Hergen Spalink

Indonesia’s Underwater Legacy Text and images by Kerri Bingham and Hergen Spalink Indonesia is a country of over 17,000 islands, so what makes these particular ones that make up the Birds Head...
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Challenge yourself with Wide-Angle Underwater Photography by Ken Knezick

Challenge yourself with Wide-Angle Underwater Photography Text and Photos by Ken Knezick As an old mossback who began shooting underwater with a Nikonos II, it has been exciting to watch all the...
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Wayag, the Picturesque Island of the North by Indah Susanti

Wayag, the Picturesque Island of the North Text and photos by Indah Susanti Located in the northern part of Raja Ampat, Wayag Island is a must-visit destination while traveling in Raja Ampat....
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Raja Ampat: It’s More than Just Reefs

Raja Ampat, It’s More than Just Reefs text and photos by Mike Veitch/Underwater Tribe In the dive media, we are constantly bombarded with images of schooling fish, brightly coloured corals, and...
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Stephen Frink’s Raja Ampat Portfolio

 Raja Ampat Portfolio by Stephen Frink Birdsheadseascape.com is proud to feature the photography of Stephen Frink, one of the world’s most renowned marine life photographers. In between shooting...
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Part 3 Introduction to Cenderawasih Bay: The Villages and their People by Simon Marsh, photography by Simon Marsh and Andrina Bindon

Part 3 Introduction to Cenderawasih Bay: The Villages and their People Papuan life is difficult to understand from the outside.  It is imperative to go ashore, visit a village, observe daily...
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THE PASSAGE: text and photography by Jim Black

THE PASSAGE There is a narrow, meandering waterway that separates Waigeo and Gam islands in Raja Ampat. Divers call it “The Passage”. My first voyage up that channel with its...
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