22 Nov “Pejuang Laut” Launching on World Fisheries Day 2017 in Ambon

The Coral Triangle Center has successfully accomplished one of its most significant contributions to the USAID Sustainable Ecosystems Advanced (USAID SEA) Project through the launching of "Pejuang Laut" during the World Fisheries Day 2017 commemoration in Ambon, Maluku, on November 21-22, 2017. Around 45 "Pejuang...

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09 Nov CTC Conducts Annual Reef Health and Resource Use Monitoring in Banda Islands

CTC, in collaboration with the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries and the community conservation in Banda, conducted its annual reef health and resource use monitoring in the Banda Islands Marine Protected Areas Network on October 24-November 9, 2017 Apart from the monitoring, CTC also trained...

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24 Oct New Hotspots for Oceanic Cetaceans Found in Maluku

The Rapid Ecological Assessment (REA) for Marine Mammals, conducted by the Coral Triangle Center and APEX Environmental has successfully identified several new hotspots for oceanic cetacean species, such as Blue whales (Balaenoptera musculus) and Sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) as part of a diverse oceanic cetacean...

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13 Oct Biophysic and Socioeconmic Surveys Conducted to Support MPA Establishment in Timor-Leste

Coral Triangle Center (CTC) in partnership with the Timor-Leste Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF), completed biophysic and socioeconomic surveys in both Atauro Island and Liquica from 3-11 October, 2017. The aim of these surveys was to collect data both on land with communities as...

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25 Sep Building Local Stakeholder Capacity on Marine Resource Management in Timor-Leste

CTC, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries (MAF) in Timor-Leste, conducted a two day training on the essential concepts of marine protected area (MPA) establishment and management. The training, which was conducted in Dili on September 25, 2017, serves as the basis to increase the local community stakeholder capacity to manage an MPA...

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18 Aug Improving Capacity to Ensure Effective Management of the Nusa Penida Marine Protected Area (MPA)

CTC organized a training and competency assessment for the staff of the Nusa Penida MPA Management Unit on August 7-15, 2017.  A total of 13 participants attended the training held in Nusa Penida, while 9 participants joined the competency assessment held in CTC’s Center for Marine...

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