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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05 Feb Responsible Diving and Snorkeling the Green Fins Way

The tide is turning for marine tourism in Indonesia with the launch of Green Fins in January 2018. Green Fins provides an opportunity for dive operators to be recognized role models for sustainable tourism by improving their business practices to be more environmentally friendly within...

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21 Apr Nusa Lembongan Students Mark Earth Day and Kartini Day by Keeping Beaches Free from Plastic Debris

Fifty school children from Nusa Lembongan came together on April 21, 2017 to mark Earth Day by keeping the island’s beaches free from plastic debris. The school children, all girl students from Sekolah Dasar Negeri 1 and 3 Jungutbatu and Sekolah Dasar Negeri 1, 2...

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14 Apr CTC Hosts Indonesia Young Presidents Organization (YPO) for Marine Conservation Activities in Nusa Lembongan

CTC, in collaboration with Bali Hai Cruises and Mars Foundation, hosted members and families of the Indonesia Young Presidents Organization in Nusa Lembongan on April 14, 2017 for a day of coral transplantation, snorkeling, diving, and mangrove planting. The event began with the participants attaching...

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