22 May Identifying Opportunities for Women to Support Sustainable Blue Swimming Crab Fisheries in Lampung

In many capture fisheries businesses in Indonesia, women appear at the forefront. Their roles are diverse, starting from collecting the day’s catch from landing sites, to processing valuable bycatch into saleable products. Everything is done to increase fishers, who are mainly men, tend to be...

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23 Mar U.S. Consulate General Surabaya Officers Visit CTC’s Center for Marine Conservation

On March 23, 2021, the CTC Center for Marine Conservation hosted a team from the U.S. Consulate General Surabaya. The Head of the Political-Economic Unit Chief, Roshni Nirody, together with Deputy Head of the Political-Economic Unit, Dylan Hoey, and Yessika Indarini, the Political-Economic Specialist, visited...

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09 Mar Building Capacity to Support the Snapper-Grouper Fisheries Improvement Program

  The Banda Sea in the Maluku Islands of Indonesia, connected to the Pacific Ocean, has rich fishery potential, specifically for coastal demersal fish like snapper and grouper. To optimize the pivotal role of local stakeholders in ensuring sustainable snapper-grouper fisheries practices in the Banda...

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21 Feb Bali’s Biggest Clean-Up 2021: Building Collaborative Movement for Our Ocean in the “New Normal” Era

It is a little bit strange to walk around the famous Semawang Beach, Sanur on a sunny Sunday morning where not so many tourists and visitors are around. The COVID-19 global pandemic has disrupted the way we saw “normal things” previously. Yet, the pandemic situation...

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08 Feb Communities Protecting Coral Reefs in the Forgotten Islands: A Special Blog by CTC Executive Director Rili Djohani

When we sailed away from Maumere towards Wetar and beyond, I was looking forward to learning more about how the island communities engage in the protection of their beautiful coastal resources. Anthropologists call these islands “Forgotten Islands”, because they historically had little contact with...

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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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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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