The reefs around Gangga Island, North Sulawesi are known for being some of the most impressively diverse in the world. Divers come from all over the world to witness the beauty of the region and many people rely on divers for their livelihood. So what happens when something threatens the health of the reefs? The Crown of Thorns starfish is known as the enemy of coral reefs and we’re going to discuss why. (more…)
We’re always happy to be able to share a first hand experience from a guest at our resort. This week we are sharing a blog by Hannah Wijana, a writer and blogger, who came to stay at Gangga Island for the first time in January. We hope you enjoy reading about her first experience of the resort. (more…)
No matter where you go in the world you will see some form of waste, whether it’s plastic, discarded clothing, or even organic waste. This is a problem we’re all facing and also something we all need to do something about.
Gangga Island in North Sulawesi is a beautiful island surrounded by some of the most stunning reef systems in the world. However, this doesn’t mean there isn’t work to do when it comes to waste disposal in the area. (more…)
Did you know that there are over 50,000 species of crustaceans? This encompasses crabs, lobsters, shrimp, crayfish, krill, barnacles, mantis shrimp and plenty more. While you’re diving around Manado you should definitely be keeping an eye out for crustaceans, but especially the tiny but spectacular shrimps that are so plentiful in the region. Here are just a few types of shrimp that should be on your list to spot starting with the most well known of them all. (more…)