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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28 Feb Coral Triangle Center at the Asia Dive Expo in Singapore!

As part of our efforts to promote sustainable marine tourism, Coral Triangle Center will again be joining the ADEX - Asia Dive Expo on April 7-9, 2017 in Singapore! Our Field Learning Sites Manager Marthen Welly will be one of the speakers at the Scuba 360 forum. We will also have...

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10 Feb Valuing Local Knowledge in Marine Conservation and Fisheries Management

From January 30 to February 10, 2017, CTC successfully conducted the first phase of its perception survey under USAID’s Sustainable Ecosystems Advanced (SEA) Project in Maluku Province. The activity covered Ambon City and several districts in West Seram, Central Maluku, and East Seram. It included...

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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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