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Photo Story: Plastic from source to sea

Global 19 Sep 2018

Country: Asia Region, Cambodia, Global, India, Thailand, Viet Nam

Topic: Coastal Governance, Knowledge for Management, Marine Protected Areas

As plastic is discarded into our waterways, rivers become conveyor belts of plastic waste, transporting this toxic cargo into the world's estuaries, deltas and oceans. This new visual story takes the reader from source to sea highlighting the importa...    

Establishing Kep Marine Fisheries Management Area for Improved Management of Marine Fisheries Resources

Kep, Cambodia 28 Aug 2018

Country: Asia Region, Cambodia

Topic: Coastal Governance, Knowledge for Management, Marine Protected Areas

On 12 April 2018, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) of the Royal Government of Cambodia issued a Ministerial Proclamation, announcing the establishment of the Kep province’s Koh Por and Koh Tonsay Archipelago Marine Fisheries...    

Community efforts guarantee food and nutrition security in the Seychelles

Seychelles 24 Aug 2018

Country: Seychelles

Topic: Climate change, Community Resilence, Sustainable Livelihoods

A community group in the island of Perseverance in the Seychelles is taking the lead in climate-proofing their homes by taking actions to guarantee food and nutrition security for the community. The group, led by women, is adopting sustainable practi...    

MFF’s post-graduate certificate course builds capacity for integrated coastal management in Asia

Bangkok, Thailand 22 Aug 2018

Country: Asia Region, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand

Topic: Capacity Building, Capacity development, Coastal Governance ...

Integrated Coastal Management (ICM) is a well-recognised ecosystems-based approach for achieving sustainable development in coastal areas.    

International Year of the Reef: Joining forces to fight for the health of our oceans

Phuket, Thailand 25 Jul 2018

Country: Thailand

Topic: Capacity Building, Coastal Governance, Economic Valuation ...

“Collaboration,” “Education” and “Innovation” are three words that summed up a workshop on 20 July aimed at promoting best practices in coastal and marine conservation among the private sector.     

Giving mangroves a voice: One man's mission to protect the future of Bahak Indah

Bahak Indah, Indonesia 16 Jul 2018

Country: Indonesia

Topic: Civil Society Engagement, Coastal Governance, Community Resilence ...

Bahak Indah, a mangrove-lined beach running along the coast of Probolinggo, East Java, is a major attraction for visitors. Approximately fifteen years ago, the only vegetation found on the beach was a type of spinegrass with such sharp tips that resi...    

Bangladesh shares World Heritage experience with Thailand in South-South knowledge transfer

Sundarbans Natural World Heritage Site, Bangladesh 05 Jul 2018

Country: Thailand, Bangladesh

Topic: Capacity Building

From 2 to 6 April 2018, MFF, in collaboration with IUCN Bangladesh and the Bangladesh Embassy in Bangkok, brought nine delegates from the Thailand Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) to the Sundarbans Natural World Heritage Site (NWHS) ...    

Common pool: Equitable water governance brings prosperity to Sabkhali

Sabkhali, Bangladesh 12 Jun 2018

Country: Bangladesh

Topic: Capacity Building, Civil Society Engagement, Climate change ...

The Sundarbans, a vast forest in the coastal region of the Bay of Bengal, are considered one of the natural wonders of the world. Lying adjacent is Sabkhali, a largely agricultural village, highly vulnerable to climate change and tidal surges, salt w...    

Closing the 'plastic loop' on marine waste across Asia

Bangkok, Thailand 06 Jun 2018

Country: Global, Asia Region

Topic: Capacity Building, Civil Society Engagement, Climate change ...

In a special World Environment Day op-ed, Aban Marker Kabraji, Regional Director for IUCN Asia and Director of IUCN's Regional Hub for Asia-Oceania, writes about grassroots initiatives and efforts to engage the private sector that IUCN and Mangroves ...    

Where the heart is: Myanmar’s village conservation committees give people reason to stay

Pyinbugyi, Myanmar 04 Jun 2018

Country: Myanmar

Topic: Capacity Building, Civil Society Engagement, Coastal Governance ...

For those who live along the coast of the Pyinbugyi Islands at the mouth of Southeastern Myanmar’s Tevoy River, fishing has always been a way of life. Unfortunately, of late, commercial offshore fishing has meant that many locals aren’t able to fill ...    

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