The Coral Triangle Center (CTC) is committed to establish the CTC Center for Marine Conservation in 2018 as an innovative platform to safeguard the Coral Triangle for generations.
The Center in Sanur, Bali will serve a center of excellence for marine conservation training programs and outreach activities and a venue for artistic and cultural performances, to influence approximately 1.5 million people by 2020 to care and protect for the oceans and those depend on it, specifically the Coral Triangle ecoregion which is the epicentrum of marine biodiversity and spans across six countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Timor Leste) and influence life everywhere on our planet.
The first of its kind in Indonesia, the Center will be a platform to elevate successful marine conservation strategies to a wider group of people, beyond marine professionals and practitioners, providing space for school children, youth groups, families, tourists and entrepreneurs to learn and be inspired to protect our oceans.
Visitors can go on a journey through the Coral Triangle, and learn how the region influences life everywhere on our planet. They will learn about the considerable challenges facing marine life in the region as well as the many solutions we can find together for a secure future.
By 2025, prevent and significantly reduce marine pollution of all kinds, in particular from land-based activities, including marine debris and nutrient pollution
Type of commitment
- Other (please specify): Raise awareness and inspire to action by displaying and showcasing plastics pollution and marine debris as one of the main exhibitions (
By 2020, conserve at least 10 per cent of coastal and marine areas, consistent with national and international law and based on the best available scientific information
Type of commitment
- MPA management and/or enforcement
- Other (please specify): Raise awareness and inspire to action by displaying and showcasing MPA effective management as one of the main exhibitions (
Financing (in USD)
Staff / Technical expertise
academic organizations, research centers, fellow environmental NGOs, etc.
supporters, Friends of CTC