The CORAL TRIANGLE is the underwater equivalent of the Amazon. It encompasses an area half the size of the United States and harbours more marine species than anywhere else on the planet. Come explore the Coral Triangle with us.
Fiji's Great Sea Reef is the third largest barrier reef on earth after Australia's Great Barrier Reef and the Meso-American Reef off Central America. Many are unaware of its existence, eclipsed as it is by its famous Australian cousin - yet it stretches unbroken for an astonishing 200 kilometres. Re…
And the corals - hundreds of hard and soft species teeming with so many reef fish that it’s impossible to register what you’re seeing. It is only afterwards, swapping notes, that I realise the sheer abundance – at Barracuda Point alone we saw 20 sharks, 15 turtles, six dogtooth tuna and countless re…
Warm ocean temperatures may mean major coral bleaching across the globe in 2015, according to scientists in NOAA. Coral Triangle bio region is at risk of coral bleaching around mid-2015.
"The outlook shows the greatest threat for coral bleaching through May 2015 is in the western South Pacific and Indian oceans. In the Pacific, thermal stress has already reached levels that cause bleaching in the nations of Nauru, Kiribati, and the Solomon Islands, and is expected to spread to Tuvalu, Samoa, and American Samoa in the next few months. In the Indian Ocean, thermal stress may reach levels that cause bleaching around Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, and parts of Indonesia and western Australia."
Komodo's waters are home to an astonishing array of creatures and corals. Photographer & devotee Matthew Oldfield shares macro magic & insights... Read more of this story at http://thecoraltriangle.com
8 million tons of plastic debris such as food packaging and plastic bottles are being washed into the oceans each year, and this figure will increase tenfold by 2020. Indonesia is the second biggest polluter after China.
Let's reduce the use of plastic and recycle as much as we can.
Good news! The Philippines became the fifth country, out of six member countries, to complete its process of ratification for establishing the Regional Secretariat of the Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-CFF).
Jakarta, Indonesia Philippines became the fifth country, out of 6 member countries, which completed its process of ratification to the Agreement on the Establishment of the Regional Secretariat of the Coral Triangle Initiatives on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-CFF).
Walking Under Water takes us under the waves to walk with the last compressor divers from the Bajau Laut tribe in Mabul Island, Sabah in #thecoraltriangle @WUWbadjaofilm
The feature documentary by Eliza Kubarska presents the Bajau tribe’s ancient traditions as a magical narrative, spinning the urgent pressures into a hybrid of fantasy, fiction and fact.
Read more here: http://badjaofilm.com/