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Ecosystems across Borders: New approaches to transboundary management of Asia's coastal and river systems

Sydney, Australia 18 Nov 2014

Country: Asia Region, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Pakistan, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Viet Nam

Topic: Community Resilence, Reef to Ridge, Strategies for Management

This World Park Congress side event shared the experiences gained through the innovative approach of multi-country partnership between Mangroves for the Future (MFF) and Ecosystems for Life (E4L) - in fostering transboundary collaboration and driving...    

World Parks Congress called to Protect, Restore and Expand Mangroves

Sydney, Australia 17 Nov 2014

Country: Asia Region, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Myanmar, Pakistan, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Viet Nam

Topic: Community Resilence, Strategies for Management

As part of the 2014 World Parks Congress in Sydney, a Call to Action Statement on mangrove protected areas was presented November 17 by the IUCN Mangrove Specialist Group. The Statement recognises that protected areas are a vital tool for conserving ...    

Reflecting on the Beijing+20 Platform and Action for Gender: Asia-Pacific CSO Forum

Bangkok, Thailand 15 Nov 2014

Country: Asia Region, Thailand

Topic: Gender equality

MFF, in partnership with Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and NRM (WOCAN), joins the conversation about women and environment policies in action, at the lead up to the regional review of the Beijing+20 Platform for Action review this 17-20 ...    

Mangroves for Coastal Defence: New study offers practical guidance for coastal decision makers

London, United Kingdom 06 Nov 2014

Country: Asia Region, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Global, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Myanmar, Pakistan, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Viet Nam

Topic: Climate change, Coastal Governance, Community Resilence ...

A new guidebook on mangroves as a coastal defence finds that mangroves can reduce risk from a large number of coastal hazards. The role of mangroves in coastal defence has been widely promoted since the tsunami that struck South-East Asia in 2004. Ye...    

Asian Wetlands Symposium 2014 identifies mangrove ecosystems as important wetlands for disaster risk reduction

Siem Reap, Cambodia 06 Nov 2014

Country: Asia Region, Cambodia

Topic: Climate change, Community Resilence, Strategies for Management

Mangroves for the Future (MFF), together with the IUCN Water and Wetlands Natural Resources Group, on November 6 identified the need to conserve healthy and intact mangrove forests as part of holistic wetlands management and disaster risk reduction.    

Building Coastal Resilience in the Face of Climate Change

Sihanoukville, Cambodia 25 Oct 2014

Country: Asia Region, Cambodia

Topic: Community Resilence

Representatives from 11 Asian countries met October 25-28 in Sihanoukville, Cambodia for the 11th Regional Steering Committee RSC-11) meeting of the Mangroves for the Future (MFF) initiative. The meeting is timely given the official release of the In...    

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Green Fins - Environmentally Responsible Diving and Snorkelling »

Green Fins is an active network of dive and snorkel centres, governments and local communities, all working to protect coral reefs and promote best practice in marine management.

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