(March 17, 2009)
The world’s epicenter for sea life, the 1.6 billion acre Coral Triangle region got a big boost from the leaders of six heads of state. On May 15, 2009, leaders from Indonesia, the Philippines, Timor Leste, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Malaysia gathered in Manado, Indonesia to officially launch the Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries, and Food Security (CTI-CFF).
The Coral Triangle is home to more than 500 species of reef-building corals and more than 3,000 specie...
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