State of the Coral Triangle: Indonesia

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Type: Report
Year of publication: 2014
Authoring organizations: Asian Development Bank, Coral Triangle Initiative, Global Environment Facility
Publishing institution: Asian Development Bank
City: Philippines
Document number: RPT146477-3
Pages: 68
ISBN: 978-92-9254-515-4

The Coral Triangle covers an area between the Indian and Pacific oceans that represents the global epicenter of abundant marine life and diversity. The region surrounding these oceans includes some or all of the land and seas of six countries—Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Solomon Islands, and Timor-Leste.

This report provides general information on the status of biophysical characteristics; governance; socioeconomic characteristics; and threats to, and vulnerabilities of, the coral reef ecosystems of Indonesia, part of which lies within the Coral Triangle. It outlines Indonesia’s plans and initiatives and its progress toward the conservation and sustainable use of these ecosystems.

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