26 Sep Talking Underwater 2 : The Day the Sea Changed

The CTC Center for Marine Conservation held another fantastic Talking Underwater event this month, highlighting the threats to oceans and the work being done by conservationists to protect marine and coastal ecosystems. Over 100 guests joined us for a screening of Blue, a documentary by...

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11 Feb Sustainable Fisheries Training for Blue Swimming Crab

As Indonesia’s third-highest-value fishery, Blue Swimming Crab (BSC) contributes a significant source of income to fishers and other stakeholders involved in the processing and sales. The fishery provides direct employment for 60,000 fishers and 13,000 pickers in 7 Fisheries Management Area (FMA). Hence, it is...

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05 Sep Exit Strategy Meeting in Southeast Maluku: The Establishment of Community Empowerment Working Team

SeaNet Project held an “Exit Strategy” meeting with related institutions in Southeast Maluku District on 5 September, 2018. The meeting was held regarding with the end of SeaNet Project program in near future. The meeting has resulted an agreement on establishing a working team. The establishment of working...

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26 Jul Women Groups Learn Quality Control and Labeling of Processed Fish Products

In July, our Building a Sustainable Seafood Industry to Support Coastal Communities in the Arafura Sea’ (SeaNet Indonesia) Project conducted a two-day training on quality control and labelling for women groups in  Ngan village, Kei Besar and at Sathean village, Kei Kecil in Southeast Maluku....

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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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13 Jul SeaNet Women Beneficiaries Receive Grant to Expand their Fish Processing Business

The Ministry of Cooperation and Community-based Business has  launched a government aid program to  develop start up business groups in Southeast Maluku. Four of the businesses which received the funding were women groups supported by the Building a Sustainable Seafood Industry to Support Coastal Communities in the...

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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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