20 Feb Local Consultations for Proposed Atauro Island and Liquica MPA Zoning System in Timor-Leste

Last February, workshops to finalize the draft of zoning system for Atauro Island and Liquica MPAs were facilitated by Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF), CTC and Roman Luan Foundation.  The workshops were conducted in Atauro Island on 20-21 February and attended by 43 participants...

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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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