Thresher Shark Indonesia

Thresher Shark Indonesia was founded in 2018. Our work aims to protect endangered pelagic thresher shark (Alopias pelagicus) in Alor Island, Indonesia through investigating the critical habitat, socio-economic importance of the species for the community and conservation outreach to local schools. We combine research and community engagement to inform policy decision for local protection of the species

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Read more about our latest work; from tagging the first thresher shark with a satellite tag, visiting local schools to tell thresher shark storybook to meeting with Regent Government of Alor.


Solving Plastic Issues, this is what Conservation Leaders do

The increasing number of organic and inorganic waste in Alor District become a serious issue which attract the attention of many stakeholders, including government and conservation organization. This concern has stroke the team from Thresher Shark Champion - a group consisting of five young indigenous leaders to take action to solve that. The group, together…

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Together with Village Communities, Thresher Shark Champion stopping coastal sand mining

Thresher Shark Indonesia recently created four groups consist of young indigenous leaders through Thresher Shark Conservation Champion. The groups have a mission to initiate conservation projects to address marine issues in four villages around Alor District. According to one of the group, Manta Ray, who is currently conducting their project in Alila Village, the group…

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Thresher Shark Champion Program: Awarded by the Australian Government

Thresher Shark Indonesia awarded by Australia Grant Scheme, funding from the Australian Government. The project aims to train 20 young indigenous leaders in marine conservation. "This project will run parallel with our ongoing conservation program, which is assisting the local government and local communities in developing the local regulation. Once the local regulation is established,…

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