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.


Divepedia Podcast #4: Perjalanan Panjang Melindungi Hiu Tikus

Last week Thresher Shark Indonesia got an honorable invitation to speak a little bit about our work, and our strategy conserving thresher sharks while maintaining the livelihood of coastal communities with the Divepedia podcast. Divepedia podcast was initiated by a duo, Ernaldo Sanyoto & Radityo Wicaksono who are passionate about the ocean and scuba diving, to promote scuba diving and passion…

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Co-Founder Selected as Panel in Ultramarine Ocean Action Summit

Co-founder Rafid Shidqi will represent Thresher Shark Indonesia in Ultramarine Ocean Action Summit by Sustainable Ocean Alliance, February 5th, 2021. Rafid will be speaking about our work in a small, paradise Island of Alor in Indonesia where thresher shark requires protection. Get to know the innovation that we do to conserve them through engaging communities, governments,…

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Communication Team Awarded as Asia Pacific Fellow

Congratulations to Vivekananda Gitandjali TD and Ahmad Hilmy Mubarak, our communication team for being selected as fellows for Video 4 Change Asia Pacific Environmental Impact Lab 2021. Both of them are the only Indonesians representing Thresher Shark Indonesia in the program from across the Asia Pacific. Selected fellows will be mentored by a seasoned impact producer…

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