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First Visit to Triton Bay: Part 1; the BIG Picture! by Stewart Galloway

Stewart Galloway is a frequent contributor to the site, a friend, and an amazing image maker!  When Stewart sent us this submission we were “inundated’ (pun intended) with too many...
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Tanya Burnett goes to the BHS…again and again by Tanya Burnett

Administrator’s note: Tanya Burnett has been visiting Raja since the “early” years and she just keeps going back again and again.  Why?…keep scrolling! Tanya is a...
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Endangered Species: Artists on the Front Line of Biodiversity

We recently attended a show curated by the Whatcom Museum (a small county museum in Washington state) titled; Endangered Species: Artists on the Front Line of Biodiversity.  Our primary reason...
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An “Old Salt” explains why he keeps returning to the Bird’s Head by Bryan Moseley

I first visited Raja Ampat in 2005 on a liveaboard and was amazed by the sheer diversity of marine life from the very small to the very large.  I’ve since returned five times and have always had...
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“Nus’s First Time!”

I have known Nus for over twenty years but until recently he had never been to the Bird’s Head.  I think you will agree Nus knows how to capture an image! Nus Lobbu, aka “Nus”,...
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Ecotourism in Raja Ampat—Defender or Destroyer of the World’s Richest Reefs? by Chloe King

Ecotourism in Raja Ampat—Defender or Destroyer of the World’s Richest Reefs? by Chloe King Tourism is threatening Raja Ampat. On March 4, 2017, a British cruise ship ran aground on a coral reef...
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New Mommon Divesite by Mike Veitch & Burt Jones

New Mommon Divesite – “Mike’s Mount” ≈ S 03 52.634  E 132 43.487 Have you ever considered how a dive destination develops?  Why does the boat dive where it does?  Most...
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“Juvenile Fish” by Colin Marshall

“Juvenile Fish” by Colin Marshall Article originally appeared in Underwater Photography Magazine Issue # 77 (March/April 2014).  Reprinted here with their kind permission. Colin...
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“Raja Highlights 2010-2016” A Video by Linda Johnston

“Raja Highlights 2010-2016” Video by Linda Johnston More than 1500 islands make up the Raja Ampat archipelago off the Bird’s Head of West Papua. These islands and their surrounding...
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