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Coral Triangle Day


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On June 9 2012, thousands of people around the Coral Triangle gathered to celebrate the oceans of this incredible region. This slideshow relives some of the incredible moments that marked that day, from Bali to Cairns, and from the Solomon Islands to Indonesia's western reach.

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Coral Triangle Day

  1. 1. Welcome speech by Dr Efransjah, WWF-Indonesia CEO, before dinner with live musicalMaritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister performance at KedongananSharif C. Sutardjo opens the morning Villageevent at Kedonganan Village
  2. 2. Beach parade in Kedonganan Village
  3. 3. Beach carnival featuring "ogoh-ogoh” parade by the youth of Kedonganan Village
  4. 4. Responsibly-caught seafood dishes at varied partner restaurants with Celebrity Chef Bobby Chinn
  5. 5. Live musical performances and media coverage
  6. 6. Educational open house for school children at the Coral Triangle Center, Sanur
  7. 7. Film screening at Desa Seni featuring "Whale Dreamers", "Shark Sanctuary" and "The Mirror Never Lies"
  8. 8. Beach clean-up activities involving school children at Pemuteran
  9. 9. Musical performance, pantomime, and plastic garbage collections around Pede Beach
  10. 10. Mangrove plantation and beach clean-up in Poopoh Village, North Sulawesi
  11. 11. Beach and river clean-up in Paperu and Sirisori Islam Villages, Saparua Island, Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia
  12. 12. Sustainable seafood awareness day for hoteliers, traders, and guests in Golden Sands Penang
  13. 13. WWF-Philippines and Costa del Hamilo celebrating in Hamilo Coast,Batangas via an underwater photo documentation of Hamilo Coasts’ vibrant corals, giant clams, and curious marine turtles
  14. 14. Underwater clean-up by the Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary in Lapu-Lapu City
  15. 15. Beach clean-up and snorkeling in Njari Island , North West Gizo
  16. 16. Live performance on Ela Beach, Port Moresby featuring “green” actors spreading messages on environmental conservation.
  17. 17. Photo slide-show presentation by Jürgen and Stella Chiu-Freund on their18-month photographic expedition across the Coral Triangle at James Cook University, Cairns
  18. 18. Alexander Raditya / WWF Jürgen & Stella FreundAndreas Tommy E. Danie Mar Guidote / US CTI Catherine Plume / WWF Paolo Mangahas / WWFDenny Boy Mochran / CTC Reef Check Indonesia DB Mochran Rizya Ardiwijaya / TNC Dewi Satriani / WWF Tingo Leve / WWF Golden Sands Penang WWF-Indonesia Hekaleka WWF-Philippines Mark Schreffler / WWF