Getting to 20 million: New WCS research aims to complete Indonesia’s MPA quiltwork

Getting to 20 million: New WCS research aims to complete Indonesia’s MPA quiltwork
(November 08, 2013)   -   A new study by WCS identifies more than 4.5 million hectares of potential Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) that can help the Indonesian Government to achieve its target of establishing 20million hectares of MPAs by 2020.

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Surf, Lobster and Tuna: Lombok’s Bumbang Bay to Become Recreational Park

(November 07, 2013)   -   Lombok’s southern coast unfolds across a string of coves and bays where a diverse range of interests converge: aquaculture, surfing, diving and fishing among others. Unchecked, the expansion of these activities could threaten the ecological integrity of theregion. But WCS has a plan.

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Whalesharks on the comeback? WCS helps release unexpected whale shark from net in marine park off Java

Whalesharks on the comeback? WCS helps release unexpected whale shark from net in marine park off Java
(November 07, 2013)   -   It’s not everyday that fishermen catch the world’s largest fish in their nets. It is even more unusual when that fish has ceased to be common in the area. But this is what recently happened in Indonesia’s Karimunjawa National Park (Java), pointing to a possible comeback of whale sharks in the area.

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A 410 cm whale shark has stranded in west coast of Karimunjawa Island

A 410 cm whale shark has stranded in west coast of Karimunjawa Island
(October 17, 2013)   -   The whale shark was occur first time on 8 pm, October 2013 in west coast of Karimunjawa, and at the same time Mr. Solikun, has been netting for anchovy. That whale shark try to get closer to anchovy net because many anchovy around Mr. Solikun’s net.

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Are we there yet? Assessing MPA effectiveness in Indonesia

Are we there yet? Assessing MPA effectiveness in Indonesia
(July 15, 2013)   -   Certainly the science of the benefits of no fishing areas related to preserving biodiversity, protecting fish species and replenishing depleted stocks.

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Zoned in: Public support for new Gili Matra management plan and zoning system

Zoned in: Public support for new Gili Matra management plan and zoning system
(July 15, 2013)   -   The public consultation meetings on the draft management plan and zoning system were held at each of 10 villages in Gili Matra.

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Wilderness Sanctuary in Lombok – surfing the balance between tourism, development and conservation

Wilderness Sanctuary in Lombok – surfing the balance between tourism, development and conservation
(July 15, 2013)   -   Professor Kerry Black from Waikato University in New Zealand headed the program which delivered a wide range of coastal livelihood programs.

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Mapping MPAs: Scoping MPA and fisheries status and priorities in the Lombok-Sumbawa Corridor

(July 15, 2013)   -   As part of WCS’s new initiatives in the Lesser Sunda Seascape, our team conducted assessments of MPAs and fisheries off the islands of Lombok.

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