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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...    

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.     

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) ...    

Roots in the water

Bangkok, Thailand 12 Apr 2018

Country: Thailand

Topic: Capacity Building, Knowledge for Management

“My father taught me how to drive a boat when I was 12 and I vividly remember going out to fish – breaking through waves when the sea was rough during storms,” says local science teacher Wanida Tongboonma, as she takes the Mangroves for the Future (M...    

MFF, Marriott and Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University collaborate for Thailand's coastal resources

Bangkaeo, Thailand 03 Apr 2018

Country: Asia Region, Thailand

Topic: Capacity Building, Capacity development, Climate change ...

MFF and Marriott Resorts and Hotels have joined hands with Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University to improve the sustainability of communities’ livelihoods and bolster conservation efforts in Bangkaeo Sub-district of Samut Songkram Province, Central ...    

International Youth Day: Sowing the seeds for a green future

Asia 12 Aug 2017

Country: Asia Region, India, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Viet Nam

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

Photo story: For International Youth Day, IUCN Asia is highlighting the contribution of young people - from toddlers to young adults - who are standing up for nature.    

More effective waste management through engaged communities

Mairood, Thailand 15 Jun 2017

Country: Thailand

Topic: Capacity development, Coastal Governance, Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation

To most, it’s just a giant landfill – holding approximately 60,000 tonnes of waste. But to some of the locals of Trat province, the Had Ploy Dang dumping ground, located in the Mairood Sub-district, is known as the ‘golden mountain’. Why? Because, ac...    

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...    

Book launch - Hope for the future

Bangkok, Thailand 02 Feb 2017

Country: Thailand

Topic: Knowledge management and communications

To celebrate World Wetlands Day 2017, MFF has launched a photobook that showcases the lives of Thailand's coastal community members who rely on mangrove forests for their survival. The book also pays tribute to the people who have dedicated their liv...    

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