21 Apr Nusa Lembongan Students Mark Earth Day and Kartini Day by Keeping Beaches Free from Plastic Debris

Fifty school children from Nusa Lembongan came together on April 21, 2017 to mark Earth Day by keeping the island’s beaches free from plastic debris. The school children, all girl students from Sekolah Dasar Negeri 1 and 3 Jungutbatu and Sekolah Dasar Negeri 1, 2...

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14 Apr CTC Hosts Indonesia Young Presidents Organization (YPO) for Marine Conservation Activities in Nusa Lembongan

CTC, in collaboration with Bali Hai Cruises and Mars Foundation, hosted members and families of the Indonesia Young Presidents Organization in Nusa Lembongan on April 14, 2017 for a day of coral transplantation, snorkeling, diving, and mangrove planting. The event began with the participants attaching...

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11 Apr CTC Strengthens Local Capacity to Manage New Marine Protected Areas in North Maluku

CTC and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) held a Basic Training for Marine Protected Area (MPA) Management in Morotai in North Maluku on April 11-17, 2017 as part of its implementation of the USAID Sustainable Ecosystems Advanced (SEA) Project. The training had 17 participants coming...

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29 Mar CTC Hosts Learning Visit for High Level Officials from Bangladesh

Coral Triangle Center hosted high-level government officials from Bangladesh on March 29-30, 2017 for a learning visit at our office in Sanur, Bali and a one-day field learning trip to Nusa Penida Marine Protected Area (MPA). The delegation included Honorable Narayan Chandra Chanda, Minister of Fisheries and...

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13 Mar CTC Stakeholder Consultation for Marine Protected Area Management and Capacity Building Support in Timor-Leste

CTC traveled to Dili, Timor-Leste in February 2017 to conduct preliminary stakeholder consultation for a new three-year project that will support the establishment of Atauro Island as a new marine protected area. During the stakeholders meeting, CTC met with government officials as well as local non-government...

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08 Feb CTC Conducts Scoping Expeditions to Buano and Morotai Islands in Eastern Indonesia

This month, CTC traveled to Buano and Morotai Islands in eastern Indonesia to look at possible new sites that could be developed into marine protected areas (MPAs). On February 8-11, 2017, CTC traveled to the northeastern coast of Maluku Province to visit a little-known but ecologically...

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