30 Sep Community-led Marine Conservation Plays a Significant Role to Protect Coastal Resources in Maluku and North Maluku

Community-led marine conservation plays a significant role to protect coastal resources in FMA 715 and surroundings. Under the USAID Sustainable Ecosystems Advanced (USAID SEA) project’s intervention, community-led marine conservation has shown a positive impact through the active participation of the Sea Champions or Pejuang Laut....

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30 Sep CTC Supports the Development of a Marine Protected Area Network and Sea Turtle Action Plan in the Arafura-Timor Sea

This year, CTC became one of the implementing partners of the second phase of the Arafura & Timor Seas Ecosystem Action Program (ATSEA-2), a regional partnership that aims to address the most important transboundary marine issues facing the region. CTC, in collaboration with a team of...

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20 Aug Hand-Carved Sea Turtles of the Coral Triangle: Gifts That Give Back to The Ocean

Having traveled the seas for over 100 million years, sea turtles have outlived almost all of the prehistoric animals. Six of the world’s seven marine turtle species including Leatherback, Green, Hawksbill, Olive Ridley, Loggerhead, and Flatback can be found in the Coral Triangle region. At CTC,...

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18 Aug Local Community Releases Sea Turtle Hatchlings to Celebrate Indonesia’s 75th Independence Day

Celebrating Indonesia’s 75th Independence Day, the Community Stewardship Group (Pokmaswas) in the newly declared Sula Islands Marine Protected Area, North Maluku Province, engaged the local community to release 50 baby sea turtles (tukik) on the seashores of Waisum Village in Northeast Mangoli. This activity was...

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30 Jul Learning About Protected Area Management Effectiveness Tools

CTC Executive Director Rili Djohani joined international experts in a webinar that aimed to explore the approaches and tools used in Protected Area Management Effectiveness (PAME) from around the world. The webinar was held on July 22 and organized by the IUCN World Commission on...

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23 Jul “Aku Cinta Laut”, an Online Talk Show with Indonesia’s Young Artists and Ocean Advocates

To celebrate Indonesia’s National Children’s Day on July 23, CTC encouraged Indonesian children to give more love to the sea and its biodiversity. We organized an online talk show with the winners of our “Art for the Ocean” drawing competition in June, who came from...

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16 Jul Virtual Training on Blue Swimming Crab Management for Fisheries Managers in West Java

With action plans for Blue Swimming Crab (BSC) fisheries in West Java Province currently on hold due to the pandemic, we conducted a virtual training for fisheries managers to continue the work. The training was held on July 15-16, 2020 and with 22 provincial and...

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02 Jul CTC Goes Online to Celebrate Global Environmental Events

In the last two months, CTC celebrated global environmental events online, reaching a much wider audience compared to the past years. For the month of April to June, we organized 6 online activities and webinars and joined as speakers and resource persons for 20 others...

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