15 Sep Swimming Crab Sustainable Fisheries Action Plan for West Java Moves Forward

Coral Triangle Center (CTC), Starling Resources (SR), and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) are working together to prepare the roadmap for the Action Plan for Blue Swimming Crab (BSC) Management for West Java Province. A series of virtual meetings with the Department of Marine Affairs and...

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10 Sep Surveillance Tools Strengthen Community Stewardship Group’s (Pokmaswas) Role in Marine Conservation

Good news from our marine protected areas in Maluku and North Maluku Province. Due to their prominence among other groups in conducting community-based sea surveillance, two Community Stewardship Groups (Pokmaswas) have recently received support in the form of equipment from the Ministry of Marine Affairs...

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08 Sep Sustainable Seafood and Fun Learning Cooking Class with Tandjung Sari Hotel

                        Do you love seafood, specifically crabs? Did you know that there are specific rules in growing crabs and harvesting them in Indonesia to ensure that they are sustainable? On Monday, September 7 we...

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31 Aug Partnering with Seattle Aquarium to Support Marine Conservation on the Ground

Earlier this year, CTC signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Seattle Aquarium to facilitate collaborative learning in various areas related to our shared mission to inspire marine conservation. Under the MOU, the Seattle Aquarium will support the effective management of the Nusa Penida Marine...

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20 Aug Hand-Carved Sea Turtles of the Coral Triangle: Gifts That Give Back to The Ocean

Having traveled the seas for over 100 million years, sea turtles have outlived almost all of the prehistoric animals. Six of the world’s seven marine turtle species including Leatherback, Green, Hawksbill, Olive Ridley, Loggerhead, and Flatback can be found in the Coral Triangle region. At CTC,...

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18 Aug Local Community Releases Sea Turtle Hatchlings to Celebrate Indonesia’s 75th Independence Day

Celebrating Indonesia’s 75th Independence Day, the Community Stewardship Group (Pokmaswas) in the newly declared Sula Islands Marine Protected Area, North Maluku Province, engaged the local community to release 50 baby sea turtles (tukik) on the seashores of Waisum Village in Northeast Mangoli. This activity was...

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01 Aug Going Virtual: Online Training on MPA Management Planning

CTC organized a 4-day training on Marine Protected Area (MPA) Planning Management for Indonesian experts on July 26 – 29, 2020. The training was held to refresh the participants’ knowledge and skills in preparation for their competency assessment by the Lembaga Sertifikasi Profesi (LSP) Kelautan...

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