Coral reefs under shallow sea

A Celebration for World Reef Awareness Day

Each year, on June 1st, the global community celebrates World Reef Awareness Day. This day raises awareness about coral reefs’ crucial role in marine ecosystems and emphasizes the urgent need to protect them. Onboard Jakare Liveaboard, we are deeply committed to preserving these vibrant underwater worlds. We support initiatives that promote coral reef health.

The Importance of Coral Reefs

Coral reefs are often referred to as the “rainforests of the sea” due to their incredible biodiversity. These ecosystems support over 25% of all marine species despite covering less than 1% of the ocean floor. They provide essential services, including coastal protection, food security, and tourism opportunities, which benefit millions of people worldwide.

Unfortunately, coral reefs are under severe threats, such as climate change, pollution, overfishing, and unsustainable tourism practices. Rising sea temperatures and ocean acidification are causing widespread coral bleaching. Plastic pollution and destructive fishing methods are further degrading these delicate environments.

World Reef Awareness Day: A Call to Action

World Reef Awareness Day aims to bring attention to these issues. It wants to inspire collective action to safeguard coral reefs for future generations. This day is an opportunity for individuals, organizations, and governments to reflect on their impact on marine ecosystems. We can all take meaningful steps towards reef conservation.

vibrant coral under indonesia's sea

Jakare Liveaboard’s Commitment to Coral Reefs

Onboard Jakare Liveaboard, we believe in the power of responsible tourism to make a positive impact on the environment. 

Our liveaboard experiences are designed with sustainability in mind, ensuring that our guests can explore the beauty of Indonesia’s coral reefs without causing harm.

Our crew members are trained in eco-friendly practices. We educate our guests about the importance of preserving marine life.

We actively participate in reef conservation projects, partnering with local organizations to support coral planting, reef clean-ups, and marine research.

We are proud to support Orang Laut Papua, who are doing an amazing job around Raja Ampat. 

How You Can Help

Everyone has a role to play in protecting coral reefs. Here are some ways you can contribute:

  • Reduce Your Carbon Footprint: Minimize energy consumption and support renewable energy sources to combat climate change.
  • Choose Sustainable Seafood: Avoid overfished species and opt for sustainably sourced seafood.
  • Reduce Plastic Use: Cut down on single-use plastics and participate in beach clean-ups.
  • Support Conservation Efforts: Donate to organizations working to protect coral reefs and participate in local conservation activities.
  • Practice Responsible Diving and Snorkeling: Follow guidelines to avoid damaging reefs, such as not touching corals and using reef-safe sunscreen.

Diving The Coral Triangle in Indonesia with Jakare

Indonesia is part of the Coral Triangle, a region known as the epicenter of marine biodiversity. This area harbors more coral reef species than anywhere else on Earth.

The Coral Triangle is a marine area in the western Pacific Ocean. It encompasses parts of five countries other than Indonesia: Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, the Solomon Islands, and Timor-Leste. The area is known as the global center of marine biodiversity, housing over 75% of the world’s coral species and a vast array of marine life. Indonesia is in the center of the Coral Triangle.

Now, with Jakare, you can witness the beauty of this Coral Triangle in top diving spots, such as Raja Ampat, Komodo, Banda, Halmahera, and Togean. These locations are renowned for their breathtaking underwater landscapes, teeming with hard and soft corals. 

In Raja Ampat, divers can witness the vibrant colors of Acropora and Porites corals, while Komodo offers stunning displays of Dendronephthya soft corals. The Banda Sea is home to expansive fields of Gorgonian sea fans, and Halmahera and Togean boast some of the most pristine coral formations on the planet. 

Our team is highly aware of the ecological significance of marine biodiversity and is dedicated to protecting these invaluable ecosystems. We understand human activity’s profound impact on coral reefs, and we are committed to promoting sustainable practices to ensure these underwater treasures remain vibrant for generations to come. 

If you also want to immerse yourself in the beauty of the Indonesian reefs, join us onboard for a unique adventure.


World Reef Awareness Day is a reminder of the beauty and fragility of coral reefs and the collective responsibility we share in preserving them. At Jakare Liveaboard, we are dedicated to promoting sustainable tourism and protecting the marine environments we cherish. Join us in celebrating this important day and take action to ensure that coral reefs continue to thrive for generations to come.

For more information on our conservation efforts and how you can get involved, visit Jakare Liveaboard and follow us on social media.

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