01 Dec Coral Reef Restoration Task Force (CRTF) Goes to South Sulawesi, Lombok, and Maluku to Visit Reef Restoration Projects

 Indonesia leads the world in the number of existing coral reef restoration programs. A recent review by Dr. Tries Razak revealed that there are hundreds of projects with thousands of structures installed underwater, and millions of coral fragments used. Restoration is a double-edged sword that...

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11 Nov Underwater Biodiversity and Unique Cultural Experiences

Last month, CTC organized a liveaboard trip for its board members and distinguished guests to the Banda Islands in Maluku, eastern Indonesia. The group spent six days in the archipelago, exploring the islands’ rich marine biodiversity and participating in a “Buka Sasi” (Sasi Opening) ceremony...

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29 Oct Inspiring CTC’s Ocean Keeper Club Saving Oceans through Wayang Samudra

This month, we held our 7th session of our Ocean Keeper Club. The club takes a fun approach to educating young people about the beauty of our oceans and their unique inhabitants as well as the challenges they face today. Through interactive learning and club...

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23 Oct Image-based Approaches with Artificial Intelligence for Reef Health Monitoring at Nusa Penida Marine Protected Area (MPA)

From the 17th-23rd of October, CTC’s field team conducted their annual reef health monitoring (RHM) at the Nusa Penida Marine Protected Area Learning Site. The RHM combines an underwater visual census (UVC) and benthic monitoring protocols. The UVC records the biomass and abundance of fisheries...

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19 Oct Raising Marine Conservation Awareness in Lembongan

CTC recently collaborated with Bali Hai Cruises to conduct awareness raising and outreach for youths in Nusa Lembongan, Bali, focusing on the issues of marine conservation, endangered, threatened, and protected (ETP) marine species, and plastic pollution. The events combined audience participation  with a traditional “Wayang...

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09 Oct Community Awareness Campaign for Endangered, Threatened and Protected Marine Animals in the Nusa Penida MPA

Earlier this month, CTC conducted three outreach and awareness raising activities in the Nusa Penida Marine Protected Area (MPA). As part of the COREMAP-CTI Grant Package 4 program in Nusa Penida that prioritizes the rehabilitation of critical marine ecosystems, the activities aimed to engage targeted...

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28 Sep CTC Joins the Asian Development Bank Annual Meeting, Highlighting the Role of Women in Sustainable Blue Economies

To further strengthen partnerships across various sectors, CTC joined the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Annual Meeting on September 28, 2022. CTC Executive Director Rili Djohani joined a side event entitled ‘Building sustainable blue economies for food security and livelihoods’ jointly organized by WWF and Worldfish. Ms....

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