10 Feb Restoring Buano’s Rich Marine Biodiversity through MPA Establishment

From February 6-10, 2018, CTC in collaboration with the Marine and Fisheries Agency of Maluku Province, conducted a series of socialization and information dissemination to help facilitate the establishment of a marine protected area (MPA) in Buano Island in West Seram, Maluku, as part of...

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06 Feb Did you know? 2018 is the International Year of the Reef

The International Coral Reef Initiative has declared 2018 as the third International Year of the Reef to strengthen awareness globally about the value of, and threats to, coral reefs and associated ecosystems. IYOR 2018 also aims promote partnerships between governments, the private sector, academia and civil...

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05 Feb CTC’s Center for Marine Conservation Hosts PADI Instructors’ Evaluations

CTC’s Center for Marine Conservation has begun a new relationship with PADI, the world's largest scuba diving association and training organization. PADI has long had an interest in preserving the marine environment. PADI certified dive schools regularly train new diving instructors throughout Bali, and PADI...

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05 Feb Responsible Diving and Snorkeling the Green Fins Way

The tide is turning for marine tourism in Indonesia with the launch of Green Fins in January 2018. Green Fins provides an opportunity for dive operators to be recognized role models for sustainable tourism by improving their business practices to be more environmentally friendly within...

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27 Jan CTC Engages Media to Raise Marine Conservation Awareness

Last month, CTC embarked on media engagement activities in Jakarta in an effort to shore up mainstream media awareness about marine conservation activities in Indonesia and the Coral Triangle. CTC Executive Director, Rili Djohani visited 18 media outlets including Al Jazeera, BBC Indonesia and ABC Australia,...

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