CONSERVATION NEWS

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Indonesian province leaps ahead in conservation

By Olivia DeSmit

March 25, 2019
The government of the province of West Papua announced legislation establishing it as Indonesia’s first “conservation province.”
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The doctor is in: Indonesia’s whale sharks get annual check-up

By Abraham Sianipar

September 28, 2017
In Indonesia, scientists give whale sharks “physicals” — measuring, tagging and taking blood samples underwater, in 30 minutes — to assess the health of both the species and the surrounding waters.
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Lessons learned in the ‘Kingdom of Fishes’

By Victor Nikijuluw

July 5, 2017
For a decade, CI Indonesia has been working in the Kaimana region to restore the health of the ocean and the well-being of the community.
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Coins, cigarettes, stewardship: In Indonesia, ocean conservation means giving back

By Jamey Anderson

March 31, 2017
In Indonesia, doing business with the ocean is a two-way street. Now, a new landmark investment looks to uphold our end of the bargain — forever.
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‘Conservation province’ could generate sea change in Indonesia

By Bruno Vander Velde

November 5, 2015
The province of West Papua is creating a bold new model for more effective conservation throughout the Southeast Asian country. Can it work?
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