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

(November 07, 2013)   -   It’snot every day 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 thearea. Butthis is what recently happened in Indonesia’s Karimunjawa National Park (Java), pointing to a possible comeback of whalesharks in the area.

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Posted in: Marine


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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Posted in: Marine


Glogal Tiger"s Day Medan

Glogal Tiger"s Day Medan
(July 29, 2013) Harimau Sumatera Terancam Punah MedanBisnis – Medan. Harimau Sumatera merupakan subspesies harimau terakhir yang tersisa di Indonesia, setelah harimau Bali dan Jawa dinyatakan punah oleh International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Populasi harimau Sumatera semakin terancam oleh perburuan dan perdagangan ilegal bagian tubuh harimau Sumatera. Di saat yang sama, konflik dengan manusia semakin tinggi terkait pembukaan hutan.  Hal tersebut terungkap dalam acara Global Tiger'...

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Posted in: Terrestrial


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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Posted in: Marine


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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Posted in: Marine


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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Posted in: Marine


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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Posted in: Marine


Walk on the wild side: Co-management assists communities benefit from mangrove trekking in Karimunjawa

(July 15, 2013)   -   The plan allows for local people and businesses to take advantage of the mangrove boardwalk managed by the Karimunjawa National Park Authority

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Posted in: Marine


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