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When travelling to Indonesia:

  • Upon submission of Visa, applicants must provide a health certificate issued by relevant health authorities.
  • All visitors must submit a Health Alert Card to the Port Health Authority upon arrival at Indonesian airports.
  • Should the travel history indicate that a person has travelled to the government-concerned countries in the last 14 days; such a person may be refused entry to Indonesia.
  • For Indonesian citizens who have travelled specifically to areas mentioned above, will have an additional checkup at the arrival airport by the Port Health Authority.
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About one-third of all saltwater fish species live at least part of their lives in coral reefs, and all play important roles in the health of these habitats. According to RARE around 54% of Indonesian’s animal protein comes from fish and seafood and is the second largest producer of wild-caught fish in the world.

You can avoid being part of the problem by checking if your travel destination has a sustainable seafood guide and steering clear of out-of-season seafood offered on restaurant menus.

Indonesian seafood products are under threat as coastal and reef fisheries are placing a lot of pressure on fish populations and environments.

Herewith a few facts according to the World Wildlife Fund Indonesia:

Did you know that in Indonesia:

Sustainable seafood

Not all areas in Indonesia represent gloom and doom. By making a careful selection when you wish to enjoy seafood, you can help to make things better.

You can find the latest updated WWF sustainable seafood guide here

Whenever possible – ask for seafood from the green list. They present a wide variety of healthy and nutritious food.

Be careful and aware when you select seafood from the yellow list. These products are often not produced in a sustainable and environmentally friendly way.

Refrain from ordering seafood from the red list. These products are in serious decline in the wild or cause large and unwanted by-catch of other endangered or protected species.

You can also check out the Good Fish Guide and educate yourself on responsible and sustainable practices.

Meridian Adventure Dive’s menu reflects our social consciousness in so far as we compliment the Waisai culinary possibilities by not competing with local restaurants.

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