01 Apr CTC Kick-Off New Project to Support Sustainable Fisheries in the Banda Islands

CTC is currently implementing a capacity-building project for local snapper fishers and other fishery stakeholders in Banda Islands, Maluku, to develop and initiate a fishery monitoring program. The Banda Islands Snapper Fisheries Pilot Project will help establish a baseline of the deep-water snapper’s status to...

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27 Jun Long-boat “Mameng” Aims to Help Monitor Marine Biodiversity in the Banda Sea

Since obtaining official recognition from the Maluku Provincial Government in 2019, the Neilaka Community Surveillance Group (Pokmaswas) of Rhun Island in the Banda Sea, has consistently demonstrated dedication to safeguarding the marine protected area (MPA) around the island from all possible threats. To support Pokmaswas...

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20 Nov Pristine Marine Ecosystems in the Banda Arc and the Forgotten Islands

This month, CTC Executive Director Rili Djohani and Senior MPA Specialist Purwanto joined a group of marine scientists from Yayasan Konservasi Alam Nusantara – The Nature Conservancy (YKAN-TNC), People and Nature Consulting International (PNC-I), and Hatfield Consultants, as well as a team of photographers for...

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21 Jul Developing a Roadmap to Achieve Indonesia’s Marine Protected Area Vision by 2030

To support its plan to declare 32.5 million hectares of effectively managed Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) by 2030, the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) is collaborating with partners to develop an MPA Vision 2030 and MPA Roadmap to ensure that it reaches its...

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01 Feb Management Effectiveness of Ay and Rhun Islands Marine Protected Area Based on Reef Fish and Live Coral Cover in the Banda Islands, Maluku

As a response to the question “how is your MPA doing”, the CTC’s Marine Conservation Advisor, Marthen Welly, conducted research on the management effectiveness of the Ay and Rhun Islands MPA. The MPA, located in the Banda Islands, Maluku Province, and situated in the heart...

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