Marine Life

Thanks to a very successful ecotourism program whale sharks — the world’s largest fish — are positively thriving in WA’s Ningaloo Reef, reports Ecological Applications Journal. Scientists are able to identify the whale shark’s ‘fingerprints’, or the unique white lines and spots on the flanks of the shark, through pattern […]

Whale Sharks Thrive in Western Australia

The wide diversity of corals and marine life in Indonesia, the varied shapes and the vibrant colours of the coral reefs around the islands make diving in these waters a once in a life time experience. It is estimated there are around four thousand species of fish in the waters […]

Helping the Reefs of Bali

Set like emeralds in the turquoise waters off the coast of Central Sulawesi, the Togean Islands are home to over 500 types of coral, 600 reef fish species and an estimated 500 mollusk. It is one of the richest reef areas in the country.

Togean Islanders Sustain Marine Life: Central Sulawesi

Thousands of flying foxes lingered in the sky; fishes of various colors swam languorously in blue sea water; while small waves rippled through mangrove trees on a tiny island. In the background, speedboats and motorized boats, mostly ferrying foreign tourists back to their hotels that afternoon, charged through high waves […]

Natural Attractions: Komdo National Park, East Nusa Tenggara