05 Dec Camaraderie, Resolve and Commitment at the 34th General Meeting of the International Coral Reef Initiative

As greenhouse gas emissions drive changes in global ocean chemistry and temperature, how will corals respond? This is the type of question being addressed in the National Sea Simulator, a world-class marine research aquarium facility housed in the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) in...

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03 Dec Monitoring and Conserving Sea Turtles with Pokmaswas in the Sula Islands

Through ecological and socio-economic surveys in 2017, the Sula Islands were identified as home to sea turtles, in particular the green turtle (Chelonia mydas) and hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata). The coast of Fatkauyon Village was indicated as a feeding location for green and hawksbill turtles,...

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28 Nov CTC Works with the Nusa Penida MPA Management Unit to Build Capacity

In their role as managers of the Nusa Penida MPA, diving and reef health monitoring skills are crucial for the effectiveness of the Nusa Penida Management Unit. With this in mind, the CTC team recently conducted training to build the scuba diving skills of the...

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18 Nov Pokmaswas Training in the Banda Islands MPA Network

Pokmaswas is a community-based surveillance team which has been developed to assist local governments to control and manage marine and coastal ecosystems in Maluku Province. They play an important role in conducting resource use surveillance across the region, trained in the 3M principle: Listening (Mendengar),...

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