The government of the province of West Papua announced legislation establishing it as Indonesia’s first “conservation province.”
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.
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.
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.
The province of West Papua is creating a bold new model for more effective conservation throughout the Southeast Asian country. Can it work?