The incredible coral reefs of Indonesia’s Raja Ampat

The first time I dived on Raja Ampat’s reefs, I didn’t know where to look first. The profusion of colors and the seeming chaos of the Indonesia reef’s appearance — not a single straight line to be seen — provided a total contrast to the orderly, human-built world we usually inhabit topside. <![CDATA[ #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } ]]> MORE: Hunting down the world’s oldest art in South Sulawesi, Indonesia Photos and video struggle to ever do Raja Ampat’s reefs justice. They just can’t fully capture the all-encompassing sense of the reef’s

Reef Threads Podcast #254


Ret Talbot is our guest this week.

It’s time for a new Reef Threads podcast. This week we’re joined by Ret Talbot to talk about the tremendous and exciting progress that is being made with the Philippines fisheries. Collecting in the Philippines has long been a sore spot for this hobby. But it’s all changing for the better through the efforts of a new under secretary. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine

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