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.


Thresher Shark Indonesia Covered in Forbes

Scientists, policymakers, entrepreneurs, and artists will gather at Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands – both in-person and virtually – to kick-off the annual Ultramarine Ocean Summit. The event boasts an impressive line-up, including Mission Blue founder Sylvia Earle, ocean explorer Fabien Cousteau, conservationist and world-renowned wildlife photographer Cristina Mittermeier, and actress and environmental activist Jane Fonda. The…

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Oceanographic Magazine Issue #18: End of the Line

Thresher Shark Indonesia is very proud and honored to announce that our work on thresher shark conservation in Alor made it to be the front cover of Oceanographic Magazine Issue #18: End of the Line. From a small, remote Island in eastern Indonesia, it is very fulfilling and motivating to have our work be told…

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Bincang Alam Mongabay Indonesia: Penggunaan Teknologi Satelit untuk Konservasi Hiu Tikus

Populasi hiu tikus di Indonesia, kini terancam punah. Untuk mendorong keberlangsungan hidup hiu tikus di perairan Alor, teknologi berbasis satelit kini digunakan dalam upaya untuk mempelajari pola imigrasi, habitat, serta kebiasaan hiu tikus. BINCANG ALAM Obrolan santai yang dipandu oleh Akita Verselita, mengundang Rafid Shidqi, Co-Founder Thresher Shark Indonesia Dengan tema 'Penggunaan Penanda Satelit dan…

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