16 Oct CTC Attends Indonesian Marine Funders Collaboration (IMFC) Workshop in Jakarta and Facilitates Field Visit in Ambon

CTC was invited to a strategic meeting organized by three international foundations who are committed to improve collaborative investment in the health of Indonesia’s oceans in Jakarta on October 16-18, 2017. The IMFC group consists of a number of delegates from the Walton Family Foundation, the...

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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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27 Mar Understanding Fishing Communities’ Knowledge to Protect and Sustain Marine Resources

CTC successfully conducted the second phase of a perception survey about marine conservation and sustainable fisheries under the full support of USAID Sustainable Ecosystems Advanced (SEA) Project in North Maluku Province, Indonesia, from February 27 to March 17, 2017. Similar to the pilot held in Maluku...

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17 Mar CTC Conducts Scientific Surveys in Sula Islands to Study Feasibility of Setting Up New Marine Protected Areas

CTC conducted a biophysic and socio-economic survey in three islands within Sula Regency in North Maluku on March 17 to 27, 2017 to collect data and study the feasibility of establishing marine protected areas (MPAs) in these sites as part of the USAID Sustainable Ecosystems...

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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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