· Research Diving Expeditions · Indonesia ·
Experience close encounters with manta rays, sharks, turtles and sunfish in some of Indonesia’s top diving destinations while completing your research diver and divemaster internship and taking an active role as a field researcher. Join our network of marine biologists and dive profesionals or collaborate for your independent research.
Indo Ocean Project is a marine research and conservation program in the heart of the coral triangle, training the next generation of dive professionals through our unique conservation dive master internship program. Our field expeditions in Indonesia hosts international and local research projects on marine conservation efforts including marine megafauna, coral restoration, ecological monitoring, community outreach and education programs. We are constantly seeking hardworking and enthusiastic people who take part in our dive master/research diver-training program and join the research team. You don’t need to be a diver or a scientist to take part! Our project relies on the experience and expertise of our participants from around the world.
We adopt an economic, environmental and social responsability policy in all our project locations and partnering dive centers.
Conserving Indonesia’s marine environment through research, education, and sharing of knowledge.
Project Highlights: BRUV, coral restoration and Penida Turtle ID
Diving Highlights: Manta rays, molas, turtles, thriving coral reefs, occasional pelagics like hammerhead and thresher sharks.
Project Highlights: BRUV, shark ID, coral restoration, MPA development
Diving Highlights: Reef sharks, turtles, incredible coral reefs, occasional pelagics like hammerhead and thresher sharks.
Project Highlights: BRUV, shark and manta ID, biodiversity
Diving Highlights: Reef sharks, manta rays, biodiverse coral reefs, macro critters, occasional whale sharks and marine mammals.
project Video Log
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Quarterly Report Bira Project March 2023
Bira welcomes first batch of interns for the year. Hear from the new interim project manager, Sigrid and the in-house marine biologist about the project in Sulawesi’s southern peninsula.
Conservation Management Plan 2023
We are pleased to announce the recent online publication of our updated Conservation Management Plan 2023. Read the complete 50 page report online today.
Best of BRUV 2022
Every year we like to look back at all the BRUV deployments from our locations and present the best clips. Check out our Penida and Bira Best of BRUV videos now!