12 Jun CTC Strengthens Collaboration with MMAF to Build Indonesia’s Marine Resource Management Capacity

Among the biggest challenges of realizing sustainable marine and fisheries resource management in Indonesia is the availability of qualified and capable human capital. In an effort to address this gap, CTC has signed an agreement with the of Research and Human Resources for Marine and Fisheries...

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07 May World’s First Satellite-Based Coral Reef Monitoring System Deploys Globally, Paving the Way for Innovation-Driven Conservation

On May 19, 2021, the Allen Coral Atlas released the world’s first satellite-based global coral reef monitoring system. This monitoring system works alongside the Atlas’ maps, which feature crucial reef data such as benthic habitat maps, geomorphic zone maps and quarterly turbidity. Together, the full...

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24 Mar CTC Leads Regional and National Consultations for the Proposed Arafura and Timor Seas (ATS) MPA Network and Sea Turtle Action Plan

    The ecosystems of the Arafura and Timor Seas (ATS) play an important ecological and economic role for the countries bordering its waters, which include Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea and Australia. Thus, collaboration is urgently needed to ensure their protection. In March 2021, CTC,...

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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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30 Sep COVID-19: A Global Crossroads

How does a worldwide human health catastrophe relate to ocean sustainability? This question motivated an international group of 25 researchers, environmental managers, policy-makers, and other ocean advocates to gather online for a series of structured conversations in September. Representatives from CTC, Science Coordinator Kitty Currier...

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