Barefoot Conservation

Bali office: Jl. Patih Jelantik No.2, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361 Indonesia
Project site: Arborek Island, Raja Ampat Regency, West Papua Province, Indonesia
UK address: 63 Portland Ave, Gravesend, Kent, UK

Region Active

Asia

Non-profit

Activity

Marine conservation, Coral reef monitoring, Manta Rays, Marine research, Coral reef protection, Marine conservation awareness and education,

Description

Barefoot Conservation is a not-for-profit organisation that runs marine conservation and community based volunteer projects in Indonesia. Their focus is on grass roots conservation and community action, with the aim of engaging, educating and empowering the local community 'to make sustainable conservation a way of life, not just a project'. Their programme includes coral reef monitoring, Manta Ray research, and the elimination of Crown of Thorns starfish which are destroying coral reefs. Their main project is on the island of Arborek in Raja Ampat Regency, in the West Papua province of Indonesia.