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.
Rocks and Ash By AFP on 09:38 pm Aug 29, 2014 Category Snapshots A photo taken on Aug. 29, 2014, shows Mount Tavurvur erupting in eastern Papua New Guinea, spewing rocks and ash into the air, forcing the evacuation of local communities and international flights to be re-routed. Mount Tavurvur, which…
In this heartfelt Q&A, WWF Pacific Representative Kesaia Tabunakawai talks about the significance of the recent Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) and the attendance of the President of Indonesia, and the possible linkages with CTI-CFF.
The coral islands of Palawan were once home to the first human settlements in Southeast Asia. In ancient caves hidden within jungle-clad limestone cliffs, archeologists have discovered 47,000-year-old artifacts which can be traced through time to today’s island cultures. Read more of this story at h…
We are all connected. We’ve known this for the longest time. 70% of the planet is covered in water. We depend on the oceans for so many things, and yet, refuse to take responsibility for it. We manage the land as if it has nothing to do with our seas.
On 27 July 2014, the Philippine government welcomed its 100 millionth citizen—a baby girl named Chonalyn. Over her lifetime, this child is likely to experience radical changes in seafood diet, unless we better manage our seafood resources argues Jose Ingles.
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You'll find some of the best surfing in the world in the Coral Triangle - but you hardly ever see it from this perspective! The Mentawai Islands off the coast of Sumatra are the stuff of surfing legend. Read more of this story at http://thecoraltriangle.com
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