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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18 Aug Improving Capacity to Ensure Effective Management of the Nusa Penida Marine Protected Area (MPA)

CTC organized a training and competency assessment for the staff of the Nusa Penida MPA Management Unit on August 7-15, 2017.  A total of 13 participants attended the training held in Nusa Penida, while 9 participants joined the competency assessment held in CTC’s Center for Marine...

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24 Jul Successful Nusa Penida MPA Management Highlighted in London Conference

CTC attended the 19th International Conference on Marine Conservation (ICMC) held on July 24-26 2017 in London, United Kingdom with more than 300 participants and around 100 presenters from all over the world. This year’s conference focused on “Marine and Atmospheric Sciences”. CTC’s Field Learning Site Manager Marthen...

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22 Jun Hands-on Learning for Timor-Leste Officials on MPA Management

CTC conducted a short course and field learning activities on MPA Establishment and Management for Timor-Leste officials on June 20-22, 2017 in Bali.   The short course was specifically tailored for participants to better learn basic fisheries population dynamics, basic principles in designing zoning and...

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09 Jun Coral Triangle Day Marked with Series of Activities Raising Awareness Against Plastic Waste in Nusa Penida

CTC is once again honored to collaborate with partners for this year’s Coral Triangle Day celebrations, an annual, open-sourced event that brings together individuals, organizations, and establishments on one special day of the year to shed light on ocean conservation and the numerous ways to...

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