31 Jan CTC Supports ICRI’s Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network

CTC Executive Director Rili Djohani and Conservation Advisor Marthen Welly joined the the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN) meeting held in Jakarta on January 31-February 2, 2018. The meeting was facilitated by the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries...

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29 Sep Research and Monitoring in the Banda Islands MPAs

First Person Account by CTC Conservation Advisor Marthen Welly Today, I’m working back at the CTC office in Bali after I spent a month in the Banda Islands, Maluku. The purpose of the trip to Banda Islands was to conduct my research for my masters degree on...

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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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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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02 Apr Did you know? Corals are born in a colorful underwater “blizzard”

Hard (or stony) corals reproduce by releasing their eggs and sperm all at the same time. Some corals are hermaphroditic releasing packages that contain both eggs and sperm. Somehow it works out that dozens of species release eggs and sperm at just the right time at particular...

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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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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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