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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24 Mar CTC Leads Regional and National Consultations for the Proposed Arafura and Timor Seas (ATS) MPA Network and Sea Turtle Action Plan

    The ecosystems of the Arafura and Timor Seas (ATS) play an important ecological and economic role for the countries bordering its waters, which include Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea and Australia. Thus, collaboration is urgently needed to ensure their protection. In March 2021, CTC,...

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08 Feb New Publication: Five-Year MPA Capacity-Building Roadmap in Indonesia

Starting this new year of 2021, the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) of the Republic of Indonesia, in collaboration with CTC, published the document “Needs Assessment and Roadmap for the Marine Protected Areas, Coastal, and Small Islands (KKP3K) Managers Capacity-building in Indonesia 2020-2024”....

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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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