Zairul has been working as a traditional farmer in Telaga Village for 16 years. He is one of the few people in the village who choose this profession where the rest of community opt to become fishermen instead.
A small group of Bawah Reserve guests, including myself, were offered the opportunity to go and see the work of the Bawah Anambas Foundation (BAF) on nearby Telaga.
Sea urchins are classified as Phylum echinodermata and they are close relatives of starfish and sea cucumber.
In 2018 BAF volunteer Alanna Berman was visiting Bawah Reserve when she saw a presentation about the foundation, which at that time was newly established.
Mangroves are important for the sustainability of tropical marine ecosystems as they offer plenty of benefits for the environment and humans.
Reef Health Monitoring (RHM) activity is part of our marine conservation program and has been regularly held once a year since 2019 in Bawah Island and surrounding areas.
Bawah Anambas Foundation (BAF) passed the one-year mark in 2019
Diving can be divided into two types based on its purposes: recreational or scientific diving.
Nudibranchs are shell-less marine gastropod mollusks, part of the sea slug family, and estimated to have more than 2,000 different species found in the world's oceans.
There are a total of seven turtle species in the world and six of them can be found in Indonesia. Out of the six species, two reside in Bawah Island: green and hawksbill sea turtles.