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The Kei Islands is a small archipelago region located in the southeastern part of Maluku province Indonesia that consists of several islands, including Kei Besar, Kei Kecil, Tanimbar Kei, Dullah Islands, Kuur, Taam, and Tayandu islands. This region is also part of the Coral Triangle (CT), an area with a high biodiversity level that needs to be managed by Marine Protected Area (MPA) where human activities are limited in order to preserve the ecosystems.
The training participants in the FGD session. Photo credit: Hasan Adha Fauzi                          
Around 17 percent of the Amazon Rainforest has been destroyed in the last 50 years due to deforestation, jeopardizing important global ecosystem services and threatening indigenous treaties and claims to land.
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Workshop participants, Bajo Madidi. Photo Credit: Conservation Strategy Fund
The Focus Group Discussion’s participants. Photo credit: Hasan Adha Fauzi  
As part of Conservation Strategy Fund Indonesia’s ongoing collaboration with The Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF), CSF Indonesia held a National Seminar and Policy Dialogue on research and policy in fisheries socio-economics.
On Sep 13, 2021, Piensa Verde promoted its first “Green Carpet” concert event (“Alfombra Verde Respira”) to bring together Bolivian celebrities, the press, and the public to raise support for the protection of Bolivian forests through a night of fashion, fun, and music. 
In collaboration with the Federal Public Prosecutors’ Office of Brazil (MPF), CSF designed a Mining Impacts Calculator to estimate the socio-environmental costs of illegal gold mining in Brazil. With this tool, the MPF can now easily and efficiently calculate the estimated costs of illegal gold-mining activities and enforce stricter financial penalties for lawbreakers across Brazil.
That’s a wrap! Conservation Strategy Fund (CSF) concluded its third and final week of our 2021 annual international course: Economics & Finance for Environmental Leadership. With 46 participants from 25 countries representing 25 different organizations and institutions, our 2021 cohort was a diverse group of conservation professionals from all around the world.