13 Nov Surveying Some of the World’s Most Diverse Reefs in the Banda Islands

To further continue the establishment process of the Ay and Rhun Islands MPAs, and promote their effective management, research and data collection must be conducted to ensure that marine resource management is informed by the latest scientific data.  From November 2-13, the Coral Triangle Center, with...

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22 Feb Marine Conservation Campaign for Students in Sula Islands MPA

To increase the awareness of younger generation towards marine and its biodiversity protection, CTC conducted a socialization and education campaign for school students in Sula Islands, North Maluku. The activity, which took place on 18-22 February 2019, successfully reached 903 students in 6 schools and...

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08 Mar Fisheries Extension Officers Improve Skills in Marine Protected Area Spatial Planning and Design

As part of its implementation of the USAID Sustainable Ecosystem Advanced (SEA) Project, CTC conducted seven days Training of Trainers for Marine Protected Area (MPA) design using GIS Marxan on  February 27 – March 8, 2018 in Ambon. This training topic was selected based on...

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08 Mar Coral Triangle Women Leaders: Protecting Corals in the Banda Sea Marine Protected Area

Locals in the Banda Sea in Indonesia mine for corals and sea sand to construct houses and build infrastructure. Coral and sea sand mining continues because there is a lack of community awareness, alternative livelihoods and law enforcement. There is a difficulty in sourcing construction...

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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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