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.
Oct 11, 2015 Alex Smith & Koa Smith
UNFORGETTABLE RIDE - A MAGICAL JOURNEY THROUGH SEVEN INDONESIAN ISLANDS
A bit of good news in the battle against illegal shark fin trade - these confiscated fins were from Oceanic white tips - their sale is banned in Indonesia. The challenge now is to stop it before the fins are cut off!
Not like any surf video you've ever seen. Indonesia is at the heart of the Coral Triangle and it is like nowhere on earth...#coraltriangle #surfing #mentawais #bali #Lombok #Java Surfing Magazine Surfrider Foundation
World class surf siblings Alex & Koa Smith took a two month journey across the Indonesian archipelago in the heart of the Coral Triangle. They came back with a film that will make you fall in love with Indonesia - and probably surfing too! Read more of this story at http://thecoraltriangle.com
There's so much to do in Raja Ampat besides diving. Yes, this the global bullseye of marine life - but there's also trekking, birdwatching (bird of paradise anyone?!) and sea kayaking among reefs rainforests and spectacular limestone karsts like these ones. Photo: Burt Jones/Maureen Shimlock @birdsheadseascape #coraltriangle #birdsheadseascape #papua #rajaampat @papua_explorers @misoolecoresort
We're in the middle of the biggest coral bleaching event in history. The second richest ecosystem on earth is at stake and with it potential cures for cancer and a myriad other diseases. Our latest The Guardian blog post is live...
You may never have heard of it, but Atauro Island is one of the biodiversity hotspots of the Coral Triangle - with some of the most stunning wall dives in the Indo Pacific...frontier diving at its best! Here's what it's all about from veteran adventurer-photographer Don Silcock.
The island of Atauro has a certain solemn majesty to it when viewed from a distance, with its volcanic limestone slopes soaring skyward and often crowned with cloud. It sits in the Ombai Strait, some 30 kms north of Dili and right in the path of the famous Indonesian Throughflow as it streams betwee…
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KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 3, 2015: Malaysia has recorded a new species of worms, following a recent discovery by scientists. The marine roundworm, called Pseudoplatycoma malaysianis, was discovered in the Sulu Sea off northern Sabah during a Tun Mustapha Park (TPM) expedition back in 2012. It was jointly…
A monster barracuda at the famous Tulamben wreck dive site in #bali - a popular site that rarely fails to deliver with fish in huge numbers and varieties teeming throughout the sunken World War II ship. Photo @mattfox_photo #coraltriangle #richestreefsonearth #diving #barracuda @tulamben_wreck_divers #balidiving #iloveindonesia
Uepi island in the Solomon Islands offers outstanding dive experiences, as photographer Don Silcock discovered. It's part of the Marovo Lagoon, the longest saltwater lagoon on earth. The big draw here is the sharks, which you can find in large numbers. Read the full story here: http://on.fb.me/1L4hZh8 and check out more of Don's stunning photos and stories at Indopacificimages #richestreefsonearth #coraltriangle
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The Coral Triangle
of the world's coral species
of the world's marine turtle species
of the world's coral reef fish species
million people directly dependent on marine natural resources