What is coral triangle day?
Coral Triangle Day is an annual, open-sourced event that brings together individuals, organisations, and establishments on one special day of the year to shed light on ocean conservation and the numerous ways to protect and conserve the Coral Triangle.
The Coral Triangle, the world’s epicentre of marine biodiversity, which encompasses the seas of 6 countries in the Asia-Pacific region: Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Solomon Islands, and Timor Leste.
This celebration is not exclusive to these six nations though and includes other countries that benefit from the Coral Triangle’s rich marine resources.
What it does?
- Beach clean-ups;
- Sustainable seafood dinners and exhibitions;
- Mangrove planting
- Beach parties, among others—
All carrying the message of ocean conservation under the overall banner of “shared waters, shared solutions.”