22 Jun Sustainable Mud Crab Harvesting Methods Reduces Impact on Merauke’s Mangrove Forests

Through the years, most of people in Merauke have been using ‘the iron rod’ method to harvest mud crabs. This iron rod method uses a ganco that has been modified to harvest the crab by hook them from their holes. This method also use machete...

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08 Mar Coral Triangle Women Leaders: Protecting Coral Reefs in Atauro Island

The reefs around Atauro Island in Timor-Leste hold the world's highest reef fish species on average. A biodiversity survey in the waters of Ataúro Island, situated 36 kilometres north of Timor-Leste's capital Dili, conducted by Conservation International in July 2016 revealed that the island hosts...

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08 Mar Coral Triangle Women Leaders: Protecting Green Turtles in Pulau Terrenganu

Throughout the world, green turtle population have experienced significant declines over the past 100 years, especially due to habitat degradation. Nesting sites remain highly exposed to several threats such egg poaching, marine pollution and the negative impacts of tourism. Despite many turtle nesting sites in...

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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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13 Nov Fisheries Extension Officers in North Maluku Learn About Blue Economy Principles

Last month, the training team of Coral Triangle Center visited Ternate City in North Maluku to conduct the Application of Blue Economy in Sustainable Fisheries Management Training for four and half day, starting from November 13-17, 2017. It was part of a training series of...

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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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11 Apr CTC Strengthens Local Capacity to Manage New Marine Protected Areas in North Maluku

CTC and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) held a Basic Training for Marine Protected Area (MPA) Management in Morotai in North Maluku on April 11-17, 2017 as part of its implementation of the USAID Sustainable Ecosystems Advanced (SEA) Project. The training had 17 participants coming...

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