Administrators note: This will be the first in a series of articles about Zebra (Leopard) sharks and the plans for recovering their population in Raja Ampat. Zebra sharks (Stegostoma tigrinum),... Read More →
Misool Foundation’s April Newsletter It has been an incredible few weeks in the Misool Marine Reserve (did someone say Whale shark?!). Plus Misool Foundation celebrated its 10th birthday... Read More →
My first trip to BHS, more specifically, Raja Ampat was in 2006, not long after Gerald Allan had conducted his famous RAP (rapid assessment program) of the islands of West Papua. The excitement... Read More →
We are so happy to welcome our newest Partner: The Sea People or Orang Laut Papua (their local name). The SEA People (locally named ‘Orang Laut Papua’), is a field based NGO working at grassroots... Read More →
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... Read More →
By Kiley Price – Conservation International: Republished with Permission A type of shark that has long captivated scientists and divers for its preferred mode of underwater travel — walking... Read More →
Jakarta, Indonesia (January 20, 2020) – Today, a new paper from Conservation International, the University of Queensland, the Indonesian Institute of Sciences, the Australian CSIRO 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!