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.

Lewalu Village’s Signature Shredded Tuna and Corn Granola Now Available in Kalabahi Mini Markets

Alor - Recently, the Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Satu Hati from Lewalu Village made a breakthrough by introducing their products to minimarkets in Kalabahi, Alor Regency. This provides convenience for those who wish to purchase various delicious and healthy local food products from MSME Satu Hati. Now, Alor residents can find them at…

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Journey of Three Youths in Marine Biology Training with Thresher Shark Indonesia

Alor – In addition to successfully organizing advanced diving training this year, Thresher Shark Indonesia also provided an opportunity for three selected youths from Alor to participate in marine biology training. They are Deven Malihing (M, 21), Yuliana Feby Maubuty (F, 20), and Esau Yakob Karmakani (F, 25), who are part of the Thresher Shark…

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Exciting Advanced Diving Training for Alor’s Youth

Alor – In the current year, Thresher Shark Indonesia once again organized advanced diving and marine biology training for three young individuals from Alor: Deven Malihing (M, 21), Yuliana Feby Maubuty (F, 20), and Esau Yakob Karmakani (M, 25), participants in the Thresher Shark Conservation Champion 2 program. This training focuses on improving diving skills…

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