05 Dec Camaraderie, Resolve and Commitment at the 34th General Meeting of the International Coral Reef Initiative

As greenhouse gas emissions drive changes in global ocean chemistry and temperature, how will corals respond? This is the type of question being addressed in the National Sea Simulator, a world-class marine research aquarium facility housed in the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) in...

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30 Nov Resource Use Monitoring and Pokmaswas Training in the Lease Islands

In an effort to increase community engagement in the Lease Islands MPA management, and to build up local capacity in surveillance, monitoring and law enforcement, CTC conducted Resource Use Monitoring (RUM) and Community Based Marine and Fisheries Surveillance Group (Pokmaswas) training for teams in the...

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28 Nov CTC Works with the Nusa Penida MPA Management Unit to Build Capacity

In their role as managers of the Nusa Penida MPA, diving and reef health monitoring skills are crucial for the effectiveness of the Nusa Penida Management Unit. With this in mind, the CTC team recently conducted training to build the scuba diving skills of the...

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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...

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