30 Sep Community-led Marine Conservation Plays a Significant Role to Protect Coastal Resources in Maluku and North Maluku

Community-led marine conservation plays a significant role to protect coastal resources in FMA 715 and surroundings. Under the USAID Sustainable Ecosystems Advanced (USAID SEA) project’s intervention, community-led marine conservation has shown a positive impact through the active participation of the Sea Champions or Pejuang Laut....

Read More

30 Sep CTC Supports the Development of a Marine Protected Area Network and Sea Turtle Action Plan in the Arafura-Timor Sea

This year, CTC became one of the implementing partners of the second phase of the Arafura & Timor Seas Ecosystem Action Program (ATSEA-2), a regional partnership that aims to address the most important transboundary marine issues facing the region. CTC, in collaboration with a team of...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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,...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

30 Jul Introducing New Fun Learning Activities at the Center for Marine Conservation

  On July 30, our partners in the tourism industry joined us for a webinar, “Inspiring Ocean Conservation through Fun Learning.” We introduced our latest interactive activities such as the Sea Animal Weaving Workshop and our newest Escape Room, SOS Plastic Danger. We also presented our current...

Read More
Coral Triangle Center