27 Aug CTC Conducts Capacity Building Training to Support Marine Protected Area Establishment in Central Java Province

CTC conducted a training entitled MPA Design and Open Standards for Conservation Practices (OSCP) on 27-31 August, 2018, as part of its implementation of the USAID Sustainable Ecosystems Advanced (SEA) Project.  The training aimed to enhance the capacity of coastal and marine resources managers in...

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26 Jul Buano Community Leaders Sign Preliminary Agreement to Set up Marine Protected Area (MPA)

Community members in Buano Islands, represented by the Head of Clans (Kepala Soa Adat), signed a sharing preliminary agreement to establish Buano Marine Protected Area (MPA) on Thursday, 26 July 2018. The signing also marked the end of a two-days Workshop and Public Consultation of Land and Marine Management...

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19 Jul Building Local Capacity to Ensure Effective MPA Management

To foster the development of MPA in Buano, CTC conducted a three-day training on the principles of marine protected area (MPA) for community in Buano. The aims of this training are to raise awareness on the concept of MPA for biodiversity, fisheries and tourism, to learn logical thinking on...

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17 Jul Synergy in Marine Conservation and Sustainable Fisheries Management

CTC Executive Director Rili Djohani presented and led discussions on the synergy of marine conservation and sustainable fisheries management at a workshop held on July 17, 2018 organized by the Inisiatif Kelestarian Kelautan dan perikAnan Nusantara (IKKAN) in Jakarta. During her talk, Rili emphasized the need...

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27 Jun CTC Hosts Blue Green 360 Award Winners Study Tour on Sustainable Marine Tourism

This month, CTC hosted the winners of the Blue Green 360 Awards for an inspiring 3-day study tour in Bali aimed to gain insights on the different aspects of sustainable marine tourism - marine protected areas, sustainable seafood, working with local communities, sustainable packaging and...

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15 Jun CTC Presents Results of Marine Rapid Assesment Report of Liquica and Atauro Islands

This month, the CTC team presented the results of marine rapid assesment of the proposed Atauro Island Marine Protected Area (MPA) Network and Liquica MPA to the senior officials of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF) in Dili. The presentation was attended by 41 participants...

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08 Jun European Commission and Stimson Center Representatives at CTC’s Center for Marine Conservation

On June 7, 2018, CTC welcomed representatives from the European Commission and the Stimson Center at our Center for Marine Conservation in Sanur to showcase the various learning programs at the facility as well as to discuss how the upcoming Our Ocean Conference which will...

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06 Jun New Video: Baruna Murthi Inspires Young Balinese Artists to Use Plastics to Shine the Spotlight on Ocean Plastic Pollution

Get behind the scenes to see the making of Baruna Murthi, the monumental sculpture that was launched on June 5, 2018 to mark World Environment Day as part of a multi-city art exhibit against plastic pollution. Learn story behind Baruna Murthi and how local Balinese...

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06 Jun University of San Diego Students Go on a Learning Trip to Nusa Penida MPA

On June 4-5, 2018, CTC had the pleasure to host students of the University of San Diego at CTC's Center for Marine Conservation and the Nusa Penida MPA to share knowledge on developing and maintaining a marine protected area. On the first day they...

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01 Jun Did you know? The hardiest of all coral species are the Acropora

Did you know Acropora is a genus of small polyp stony coral in the phylum Cnidaria. Some of its species are known as table coral, elkhorn coral, and staghorn coral. There are over 149 Acropora species described and they are also the easiest to grow. Acropora genus are some of the major reef corals responsible for building the...

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