SEA Stories

Stories from the field,
with The SEA People and Yayasan Orang Laut Papua

All aboard with Solar Power!

All aboard with Solar Power!

There are so many cool things the sun can do. Like fry an egg on a footpath on a really hot day. Grow the food we eat. Melt a toy army man (or set fire to things) with a magnifying glass. And of course... sunrises and sunsets. We think the sun is pretty amazing... and...

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Drydocking the boat – our coral gardeners muddy!

Drydocking the boat – our coral gardeners muddy!

Before heading out to Raja Ampat, to make sure were 'ship shape' a dry dock was needed!  The boat was hauled out the water, and inspected inside out and top to bottom, with repairs and maintenance being completed where necessary.  We also took the opportunity to...

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SEA TRACKER Training in the Misool Islands MPA

SEA TRACKER Training in the Misool Islands MPA

Rangers from BLUD UPTD Raja Ampat and Yayasan Misool BaseftinEarlier in February facilitated a 3 day training in the Misool South Marine Protected Area (MPA), where we worked together with ranger patrol units from both Yayasan Misool Baseftin and BLUD UPTD Raja Ampat...

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Coral Spawning in Raja Ampat – January 2022

Coral Spawning in Raja Ampat – January 2022

Tubinaria sp. Image source: Corals of The WorldYes you read it right. In early January - in the middle of the afternoon no less! - during an exploratory dive on a new reef a little off the beaten track, we had the rare honour and absolute privilege to witness coral...

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