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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

13 Nov Surveying Some of the World’s Most Diverse Reefs in the Banda Islands

To further continue the establishment process of the Ay and Rhun Islands MPAs, and promote their effective management, research and data collection must be conducted to ensure that marine resource management is informed by the latest scientific data.  From November 2-13, the Coral Triangle Center, with...

Read More
Coral Triangle Center