We created KELAUT with the goal of providing education to schoolchildren about ecosystems and conservation works to preserve and restore the Anambas Islands.
A new initiative by the Marine Conservation team was launched in 2023 called Guardians of the Anambas Seas. Just as the name suggests, this initiative is a training program for the youths of Anambas Islands to equip them with the necessary skills and knowledge to become future marine conservationists. Supported by PADI Aware Foundation Community...
Part of my job at the Foundation is to create a behavioural change amongst communities regarding waste management. From my interactions with villagers, I came to understand that creating a good circular economy model for small-island communities is key to reducing their dependence on oceans for livelihood and managing waste properly.
Updates and highlights of our work from May to August 2022.
As one of the remotest areas in Indonesia, the Anambas Islands doesn’t have reliable and equal access to electricity.
Marine conservation team discovered a sunken fishing ship in Kiabu seas
To celebrate the annual World Ocean Day that falls on June 8, this year we and the LOKA KKPN Pekanbaru held a three-day event in Kiabu Village for the schoolchildren in Kiabu Village. The event was an extension of our KELAUT (Nature and Marine Class) activity under the Marine Conservation program that aims to educate...
The first term of 2022 was filled with many changes, both in our programs and in our team. Here are the highlights of the first four months of 2022.
March was a rather exciting month for us, the marine conservation team, as it was the month when we had our second annual Reef Health Monitoring (RHM). Compared to the first RHM, there were a few improvements made this year, both as a team and for myself.
The Riau Islands Province celebrated National Waste Awareness Day on Feb. 27 with a half-day event filled with fun activities and stalls showcasing upcycled and recycled products from waste.