11 Nov Underwater Biodiversity and Unique Cultural Experiences

Last month, CTC organized a liveaboard trip for its board members and distinguished guests to the Banda Islands in Maluku, eastern Indonesia. The group spent six days in the archipelago, exploring the islands’ rich marine biodiversity and participating in a “Buka Sasi” (Sasi Opening) ceremony...

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23 Oct Image-based Approaches with Artificial Intelligence for Reef Health Monitoring at Nusa Penida Marine Protected Area (MPA)

From the 17th-23rd of October, CTC’s field team conducted their annual reef health monitoring (RHM) at the Nusa Penida Marine Protected Area Learning Site. The RHM combines an underwater visual census (UVC) and benthic monitoring protocols. The UVC records the biomass and abundance of fisheries...

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16 Oct Fun Learning Programs with International Students

This October, we received two groups at our CTC Center for Marine Conservation. The groups were from Study in Bali Universitas Udayana and 4D Reef. They joined a variety of our fun learning activities to get to know more about marine biodiversity and ocean protection. The...

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09 Oct Community Awareness Campaign for Endangered, Threatened and Protected Marine Animals in the Nusa Penida MPA

Earlier this month, CTC conducted three outreach and awareness raising activities in the Nusa Penida Marine Protected Area (MPA). As part of the COREMAP-CTI Grant Package 4 program in Nusa Penida that prioritizes the rehabilitation of critical marine ecosystems, the activities aimed to engage targeted...

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27 Jun Long-boat “Mameng” Aims to Help Monitor Marine Biodiversity in the Banda Sea

Since obtaining official recognition from the Maluku Provincial Government in 2019, the Neilaka Community Surveillance Group (Pokmaswas) of Rhun Island in the Banda Sea, has consistently demonstrated dedication to safeguarding the marine protected area (MPA) around the island from all possible threats. To support Pokmaswas...

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07 May New Community Reporting Mechanism Proposed to Ensure Enforcement of Nusa Penida MPA Zoning Regulations

The implementation of resource use monitoring (RUM) and surveillance surveys on May 7, 2021 still found some violations of zoning regulations by local fishers. The result of the surveillance, which was undertaken by the Bali Province Marine Protected Area (MPA) Management Unit in Nusa Penida...

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