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.
Today is the first day of COP21 - the United Nations meeting where governments will finalise a new climate deal.
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Multi award winning filmmaker & photographer James Morgan tells us what the Coral Triangle, earth's underwater Amazon, means to him and why he fears for its future. Read more of this story at http://thecoraltriangle.com
By 2100, Fiji will become uninhabitable. That is the scarcely to be believed scenario that those on the frontline of climate change in the Coral Triangle are facing. #coraltriangle #climatechange #globalwarming #climatesummit #cop21
Here's a World Fisheries Day gift for all of you. Check out this new fun game, Fishing Town. Join Lukas and his dad on this most exciting fishing journey. Expand your fishing town and make friends with the villagers and uncover the mysteries surrounding fishing.
Now available in Google Play store for Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, India, Australia, and New Zealand. Available globally by end of November 2015.
Happy World Fisheries Day!
Fishing Town is an easy to play fishing game meets RPG-style short stories adventures with legendary and mysterious creatures. Join Lukas and his dad on this most exciting fishing journey. Expand your fishing town and make friends with the villagers! Will you uncover the mysteries surrounding Fishin…
Bunaken was Indonesia's first marine park. It has faced problems since its establishment in 1995, but underwater sculptor Celia Gregory tells us its reefs, mangroves, seagrasses and volcano are still mind blowingly beautiful...
Want to experience a real dive frontier in the Pacific? Head to New Ireland in Papua New Guinea. Jaw dropping dives. And surfing too! Here's the lowdown on Ireland in the Pacific with stunning images by acclaimed photographer Jürgen Freund... #coraltriangle #richestreefsonearth #divefrontier #explore #papuanewguinea WWF Conservation International
Intrepid dive explorers, surfers and lovers of the remote Pacific need to visit Ireland. New Ireland that is! This string of islands in Papua New Guinea is incredibly species rich and there's even a hefty swell for surfers in season... Read more of this story at http://thecoraltriangle.com
A diver films a huge whale shark in the Tubbataha Marine Park in the Sulu Sea, Philippines. Tubbataha is one of the best managed marine parks in the world and in recent times new visitors including whale sharks and tiger sharks have been regularly sighted during the brief dive season which runs from April through June. Photo: Johnny Langenheim
We were four days into an island-hopping voyage in the Palawan Archipelago, our vessel a native Filipino outrigger known as a Paraw – at 74 feet, the largest of its kind in existence. 22 sunburnt, barefoot wannabe buccaneers of varying ages and nationalities exploring hidden reefs, kayaking past jun…
Are we in danger of loving the #CoralTriangle too much? #WWF Coral Triangle Programme Leader Jackie Thomas weighs in on how we can balance the opportunities that tourism brings to economies and livelihoods with protecting what people want to experience when they come to this beautiful region.
Whilst tourism has the potential to generate significant income for all Coral Triangle countries, there are many factors that need to be considered to make the industry sustainable so it doesn’t destroy the foundation for its success
A long horned Pygmy mobula ray glides through a huge baitball of anchovies in Misool, Raja Ampat. This was the dive of a lifetime for Calvin Beale of Misool Eco Resort, as scores of the 'devil' rays shot through the baitball, before a huge school of jacks arrived. Raja Ampat off West Papua is the global epicentre of marine biodiversity - a must visit for anyone serious about their diving! @misoolecoresort @conservationorg @wwf_id #diving #devilrays #baitball #coraltriangle #richestreefsonearth
Want to know what real sustainable tourism can look like? Check out this video from our friends at magical
Misool Eco Resort in Raja Ampat, the epicentre of marine biodversity in the heart of the #coraltriangle .#richestreefsonearth #rajaampat Conservation International
The Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park (TRNP), a UNESCO World Heritage Site, popular dive destination, and no-take zone, helps protect the marine reserves of Cagayancillo in the Sulu Sea. A WWF-Philippines staff member recounts how the organization is working to ensure the community’s food supply and i
Within only the last few decades coral reef and rainforest ecosystems that traditional peoples depend on have been drastically depleted. Their loss would be an unprecedented disaster for all of humanity... Read more of this story at http://thecoraltriangle.com
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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