08 Mar Coral Triangle Women Leaders: Promoting Sustainable Fisheries in Papua New Guinea

The Central Province coastal community depends on fish for food and income. Fishing revenue forms the main income for local people. Fish produce is highly demanded in the city of Port Moresby resulting in unsustainable fishing and overfished reefs. Women depend on near-shore marine resources such...

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08 Mar Coral Triangle Women Leaders: Protecting Green Turtles in Pulau Terrenganu

Throughout the world, green turtle population have experienced significant declines over the past 100 years, especially due to habitat degradation. Nesting sites remain highly exposed to several threats such egg poaching, marine pollution and the negative impacts of tourism. Despite many turtle nesting sites in...

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08 Mar Coral Triangle Women Leaders Press for Progress in Marine Conservation on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2018 marked International Women’s Day urging women worldwide to Press for Progress. The day is about being willing to have your voice heard in support of sustaining the progress that has been made for gender equality and women empowerment. To mark this day, CTC in collaboration...

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05 Mar Nusa Penida is now home to the world’s largest bony fish – the Mola Alexandrini (previously known as Mola ramsayi)

You would think a fish as large as the Mola mola (up to 3 meters long and weighing 2300 kilograms) could not be mistaken. But in fact, we have been misidentifying this ocean giant for years! The ocean sunfish (Mola mola) is listed in Guinness World Records as the...

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10 Feb Restoring Buano’s Rich Marine Biodiversity through MPA Establishment

From February 6-10, 2018, CTC in collaboration with the Marine and Fisheries Agency of Maluku Province, conducted a series of socialization and information dissemination to help facilitate the establishment of a marine protected area (MPA) in Buano Island in West Seram, Maluku, as part of...

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06 Feb Did you know? 2018 is the International Year of the Reef

The International Coral Reef Initiative has declared 2018 as the third International Year of the Reef to strengthen awareness globally about the value of, and threats to, coral reefs and associated ecosystems. IYOR 2018 also aims promote partnerships between governments, the private sector, academia and civil...

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27 Jan CTC Engages Media to Raise Marine Conservation Awareness

Last month, CTC embarked on media engagement activities in Jakarta in an effort to shore up mainstream media awareness about marine conservation activities in Indonesia and the Coral Triangle. CTC Executive Director, Rili Djohani visited 18 media outlets including Al Jazeera, BBC Indonesia and ABC Australia,...

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