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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...    

Nature Lovers return mangroves to Pulau Dua

Pulau Dua, Indonesia 28 Aug 2017

Country: Indonesia

Topic: Coastal Governance, Community Resilence, Integrated Coastal Planning ...

Well-known for its importance as a breeding site for water birds, Pulau Dua was established as a nature reserve in 1937. Unfortunately, in recent decades, much of Pulau Dua’s mangroves were cleared for shrimp farms. With coasts deteriorated, fish th...    

How mangroves got their roots back in East Java

Situbondo Regency, East Java, Indonesia 26 Jul 2017

Country: Indonesia

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

Clean air and food on the table. For World Mangroves Day, we're highlighting the ways mangroves offer sustainable solutions to those communities whose livelihoods depend on the resources provided by a resilient coast.    

MFF @ The Ocean Conference

New York, USA 05 Jun 2017

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

Topic: Climate change, Integrated Coastal Planning, Marine Protected Areas

The Ocean Conference is a high-level United Nations Conference to support the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14. At the event, IUCN, MFF and the world community will come together to discuss innovative ways to conserve and sustainably...    

Mangrove crab: Ecologically significant and economically promising

Tanjung Pecinan Village, Mangaran, Situbondo, East Java, Indonesia 20 Mar 2017

Country: Indonesia

Topic: Capacity Building, Community Resilence, Economic Valuation ...

Situbondo, one of East Java’s regencies, is situated on the north coast between Probolinggo and Banyuwangi, in Indonesia. The area is abundant with beautiful beaches, mountains, hills, forests and rich history from the Dutch colonial period.    

A look back at 2016: Coastal conservation in Asia

Bangkok, Thailand 31 Jan 2017

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

Topic: Capacity Building, Capacity development, Civil Society Engagement ...

Through Mangroves for the Future (MFF), coastal conservation in Asia will enter the new year with renewed optimism after making significant progress towards sustainable development in 2016.    

Nature: the decisive solution for the climate change crisis

Bangkok, Thailand 11 Jan 2017

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

Topic: Capacity development, Climate change, Coastal Governance ...

This blog, published in Thomson Reuters Foundation News, highlights how MFF harnesses the natural functions of ecosystems and women’s strength in resource management to bring about better solutions to climate change mitigation and adaptation.    

Mangroves For The Future – Contributing to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Bangkok, Thailand 26 Jul 2016

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

Topic: Capacity Building, Climate change, Community Resilence ...

To celebrate International Mangroves Day, Mangroves for the Future (MFF) has released a multimedia story showcasing its achievements and efforts across 11 countries towards achieving the recently adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDG...    

Gender Equity And Participatory Development: Portrait Of A Pioneer

Indonesia 22 Jul 2016

Country: Indonesia

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

In the volcano-studded island of Java, the fourth largest island in Indonesia, one woman stands at the forefront of efforts to mainstream participatory development and gender into conservation.

In the third of a series of stories celebrating and...    

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