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Community and Stakeholder Based Coral Reef Restoration In Bira & Harapan Islands, Thousand Islands, Jakarta
by Yayasan Karang Lestari Teluk Pemuteran (Pemuteran Bay Coral Protection Foundation) (Civil society organization)
Thousand islands is an archipelago consists of more than 100 islands and still part of Indonesias Capital, Jakarta. These islands have been used for a quick escape from the bustling metropolitan city. For decades, islands have been known for the jetsetters having their private island and develop their own luxurious resort and diving business with their own direct vessel from the mainland. Many of the locals were just as small scale supporting vendors, employee, or simply just watching from distance. Just recently speed boat vessel operators create routine schedule connecting the mainland and the archipelago. This has create opportunities for new backpackers market for locally owned tourism business which lead to mass divers and snorkelers. The mass tourist with lack of skill and management has been observed of damaging corals.This would lead to a bigger problem such as scarcity of fish stock for the fishermen, or worse coastal disaster. Harapan (in English means Hope) Island is the closest populated island to Bira Island, a previously abandoned private island which currently plan to be revitalized for Diving Resort Island. The project will initiate a unique collaboration between populated island and private island to create and promote a sustainable tourism through coral reef restoration. Objectives of the Project -To create a local community based coral restoration team -To promote sustainable community based tourism -To effectively restore coral reef with high scientific standard for measurable achievement and report - To create public awareness through publication and media about the restoration effort and stakeholder commitments.
Progress reports
By 2020, sustainably manage and protect marine and coastal ecosystems to avoid significant adverse impacts, including by strengthening their resilience, and take action for their restoration in order to achieve healthy and productive oceans
Type of commitment
  • Community or Locally Managed Marine Areas
  • Integrated Coastal Management
  • Other (please specify): Coral Reef Restoration
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
  • Locally or community managed marine areas
By 2030, increase the economic benefits to Small Island developing States and least developed countries from the sustainable use of marine resources, including through sustainable management of fisheries, aquaculture and tourism
Type of commitment
  • Economic benefits from sustainable fisheries
  • Economic benefits from sustainable tourism
Enhance the conservation and sustainable use of oceans and their resources by implementing international law as reflected in UNCLOS, which provides the legal framework for the conservation and sustainable use of oceans and their resources, as recalled in paragraph 158 of The Future We Want
Type of commitment
  • Other (please specify): Scientific, socioeconomic and interdisciplinary research; Research capacity development; Data access and sharing; Training and professional development; Scientific cooperation; Transfer marine technology
December 2017
Setup local community based coral restoration team
December 2019
To produce 10 short movie for marine education
December 2020
To held monthly sustainable tourism training for local community
December 2020
To restore 250 sqm coral reef
Financing (in USD)
201,969 USD
Staff / Technical expertise
Experts of Community Participation, Coral Reef Restoration, and Marine Biology from Biorock Indonesia
Basic information
Time-frame: June 2017 - December 2030
Yayasan Karang Lestari Teluk Pemuteran, Biorock Indonesia, PT. Pertamina (Persero), Masyarakat Selam Indonesia MASI, Seribu Islands Marine National Park.
Ocean Basins
  • South Pacific
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Tasya Karissa Prawita, Mrs, biorockindonesia@gmail.com, +62 857 1829 5698
Bali, Indonesia
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