11 May Engage with the Rich Biodiversity of Our Oceans through the Coral Dive School Marine Ecology Specialty Course

              CTC’s Coral Dive School is one of the activities under the program of the Center for Marine Conservation. There are a lot of activities that encourage people to discover and learn about the rich marine biodiversity in the Coral Triangle such as BASIC SNORKELING,...

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07 May Obituary Tribute: Tommy Schultz

We at CTC are deeply saddened to hear the news that acclaimed travel and underwater photographer Tommy Schultz passed away on June 4, 2021 in his hometown in Winchester, Virginia. Through his work, Tommy championed ocean conservation for many years. He has donated photos and...

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07 May Saint John’s School, Meruya Virtual Field Trip: Discover the Ocean through An Online Learning Experience

During this pandemic, CTC has developed several online fun learning activities to continue our mission to spread the word of marine conservation. This month we had the chance to take the kindergarten students of Saint John’s School, Meruya on a virtual field trip and introduce...

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07 May World’s First Satellite-Based Coral Reef Monitoring System Deploys Globally, Paving the Way for Innovation-Driven Conservation

On May 19, 2021, the Allen Coral Atlas released the world’s first satellite-based global coral reef monitoring system. This monitoring system works alongside the Atlas’ maps, which feature crucial reef data such as benthic habitat maps, geomorphic zone maps and quarterly turbidity. Together, the full...

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07 May New Community Reporting Mechanism Proposed to Ensure Enforcement of Nusa Penida MPA Zoning Regulations

The implementation of resource use monitoring (RUM) and surveillance surveys on May 7, 2021 still found some violations of zoning regulations by local fishers. The result of the surveillance, which was undertaken by the Bali Province Marine Protected Area (MPA) Management Unit in Nusa Penida...

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07 May DID YOU KNOW?

On June 8, we celebrate World Oceans Day, shining the spotlight on the global ocean that covers more than 70% of the Earth’s surface and provides the largest source of protein to billions on the planet. Tomorrow, June 9, we mark Coral Triangle Day, celebrating...

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28 Apr Database and Information Management System Training for Marine Conservation Practitioners in the Arafura and Timor Seas

In the collaborative effort to challenge the status quo and protect marine ecosystems, data-driven decision-making is crucial. Hence, data and information about coastal and marine resources are important as inputs for developing action plans and making decisions regarding the ecosystems of the Arafura and Timor...

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