30 Nov New National Competency Standards Boosts Sustainable Marine Tourism in Indonesia’s Marine, Coastal, and Small Islands Protected Areas

The Indonesian Government, with the support of the Coral Triangle Center through USAID SEA Project and Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies, took a step in having more effective MPA management through the provision of competent and standardized human resources throughout Indonesia, by developing the Indonesia National...

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28 Nov CTC Board of Advisor Members Appointed as CTI-CFF Women Leaders’ Forum Ambassador and Chairperson

   The six countries of the Coral Triangle – Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands, and Timor-Leste – unanimously elected CTC Board of Advisors Prof. Dr. Nor Aieni Haji Mokhtar and Ms. Agnetha Vave-Karamui, as the new CTI-CFF Women Leaders Forum Ambassador and Chairperson,...

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13 Nov Empowered Women, Empower Women: Inter-generational Leadership and Learning Program for Coral Triangle Women Leaders Launched

A program to create a knowledge-sharing platform between the senior marine conservation women leaders in the six Coral Triangle countries and younger women leaders, was launched through a leadership training program held on November 13-17, 2017 in Bali. The program, which is part of the Coral...

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24 Oct New Hotspots for Oceanic Cetaceans Found in Maluku

The Rapid Ecological Assessment (REA) for Marine Mammals, conducted by the Coral Triangle Center and APEX Environmental has successfully identified several new hotspots for oceanic cetacean species, such as Blue whales (Balaenoptera musculus) and Sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) as part of a diverse oceanic cetacean...

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16 Oct CTC Attends Indonesian Marine Funders Collaboration (IMFC) Workshop in Jakarta and Facilitates Field Visit in Ambon

CTC was invited to a strategic meeting organized by three international foundations who are committed to improve collaborative investment in the health of Indonesia’s oceans in Jakarta on October 16-18, 2017. The IMFC group consists of a number of delegates from the Walton Family Foundation, the...

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13 Oct Biophysic and Socioeconmic Surveys Conducted to Support MPA Establishment in Timor-Leste

Coral Triangle Center (CTC) in partnership with the Timor-Leste Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF), completed biophysic and socioeconomic surveys in both Atauro Island and Liquica from 3-11 October, 2017. The aim of these surveys was to collect data both on land with communities as...

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