As we bid farewell to 2023, it’s time to dive deep into the accomplishments, challenges, and impactful moments of the year. Moving into Indo Ocean Project’s 6th year of conducting ecological monitoring and ocean observatory across what is now 3 project locations in Bali, South Sulawesi, and Raja Ampat. Reviewing the data from 2023 is nothing short of humbling and we want to congradulate all the hard working staff, interns, and partners who has made this past year our best yet!

Successful BRUV's Deployed

Roving surveys dives completed

Benthic surveys completed

Mangroves planted

Corals planted

Ocean Gardener Coral Divers certified

CoralWatch surveys completed

Dive Against Debris completed

Total marine debris removed

Beach & community clean ups completed

Total trash collected

Ecology workshops

Diver development workshops

Divemaster & Research Diver intern graduates across 3 project locations

In the wake of this illuminating review, we find ourselves at the shore of gratitude for our community unwavering commitment to the well-being of our oceans. The year in review serves not only as a testament to our communal accomplishments but as a call to the world to unite in the safeguarding of our marine ecosystems. Over the next few months our scientific team will be delving deeper into the data collected in 2023 for a more detailed results and publications.

As we turn the page on this chapter, let the insights garnered from this past year guide us towards a future where the oceans, teeming with life, continue to flourish under the watchful eyes and dedicated efforts of ocean warrios around the world.

Bring on 2024!

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Nusa Penida (Bali), Tanjung Bira (South Sulawesi), Raja Ampat (West Papua)