CTC’s Center for Marine Conservation is home to interactive learning activities that are enjoyable ways to learn about our marine environment. The activities are tailored for students, marine conservation professionals and adults interested in the unique biodiversity of the Coral Triangle and the many ways to protect it!
Fun Learning Day for School Children
Children love a day out! CTC hosts an interactive fun-learning day about marine conservation. Children will learn about our oceans through interactive games and innovative learning tools animation! They will learn about basic marine ecosystems and explore new concepts through fun quizzes, games, and songs. This activity is Ideal for school field trips and outreach activities
Marine Conservation Immersive Learning Day
A full-day interactive and immersive program that will introduce participants to the basics of marine ecology and the threats to marine resources using fun learning and games for change. Participants will also learn principles in marine protected area design as one of the ways to protect the Coral Triangle’s marine biodiversity.
Day Trip to Nusa Penida Marine Protected Area
Starting with a short information session at the Center for Marine Conservation, CTC’s science team will then take you to Nusa Penida Marine Protected Area, famous for its stunning beaches, lush mangrove forest, pristine corals, and unique marine wildlife. While on the island, you will have a chance to participate in a coral transplantation project, plant a mangrove, visit the mangrove forest, and snorkel in the reefs. There will also be an opportunity to meet and discuss with local leaders who are spearheading conservation efforts and alternative income strategies such as seaweed farming in their community.
Community Art Canvas
A unique painting workshop that brings people together to create a unique artwork focused on ocean life. This 2-hour workshop, guided by a local artist, can be attended by individuals or small groups where each participant can explore their creativity while learning about marine biodiversity and conservation! At the end of the workshop, the participants can get to keep their artwork too!
Take part in rehabilitating Bali’s coral reefs through our Adopt-A-Coral program. For IDR 250,000 you can adopt a coral by simulating the coral tagging and transplantation process using ceramic corals at our Center for Marine Conservation. Every week, we send the tags to our community partner in Nusa Penida MPA where they will transplant an actual coral on your behalf. You will get an adoption certificate, a token, and a photo of your baby coral after six months.