01 Feb Global Sustainable Tourism Council Asia Pacific Conference

CTC Executive Director Rili Djohani will be speaking at the Global Sustainable Tourism Council - GSTC's Asia Pacific conference in Chiang Mai, Thailand, to talk about how sustainable tourism can help protect the environment and protect wildlife.  For more details, follow this link: https://www.gstcouncil.org/gstc2019asia/?fbclid=  IwAR0ouf1FijAtn8MBMp9W6Fnzx6l606-fF9MRH...

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19 Jul Building Local Capacity to Ensure Effective MPA Management

To foster the development of MPA in Buano, CTC conducted a three-day training on the principles of marine protected area (MPA) for community in Buano. The aims of this training are to raise awareness on the concept of MPA for biodiversity, fisheries and tourism, to learn logical thinking on...

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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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30 Nov New National Competency Standards Boosts Sustainable Marine Tourism in Indonesia’s Marine, Coastal, and Small Islands Protected Areas

The Indonesian Government, with the support of the Coral Triangle Center through USAID SEA Project and Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies, took a step in having more effective MPA management through the provision of competent and standardized human resources throughout Indonesia, by developing the Indonesia National...

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13 Nov Empowered Women, Empower Women: Inter-generational Leadership and Learning Program for Coral Triangle Women Leaders Launched

A program to create a knowledge-sharing platform between the senior marine conservation women leaders in the six Coral Triangle countries and younger women leaders, was launched through a leadership training program held on November 13-17, 2017 in Bali. The program, which is part of the Coral...

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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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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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