News

294 News items found


World Mangrove Day: Global Mangrove Alliance welcomes new partners

Asia Region 26 Jul 2017

Topic: Community Resilence

Newly launched partnership rallies the world to increase mangrove coverage by 20 percent by 2030.    

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.    

International Mangroves Day

Bangkok, Thailand 26 Jul 2017

Country: Asia Region, Global

Topic: Strategies for Management

Today, on the International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem, conservation organisations and mangrove specialists worldwide highlight the multiple multifunctional benefits of the practice of ‘natural regeneration’ of mangroves. Comp...    

Training event strengthens communications capacities of conservation actors across Asia

Bangkok, Thailand 05 Jul 2017

Topic: Capacity Building, Knowledge management and communications

40 conservation practitioners from 13 countries across Asia took part in a capacity-building workshop on strategic communications in Bangkok, Thailand from 5-7 July. The workshop was organised by IUCN, in collaboration with Mangroves for the Future (...    

MFF in the news

20 Jun 2017

Country: Asia Region, Pakistan, Viet Nam

Topic: Marine Protected Areas

It has been a busy two weeks for MFF in the news, with the UN Oceans Conference, World Oceans Day and the designation of Astola Island as a marine protected area (MPA) taking centre stage. Take a look at what national, regional and even global media ...    

IUCN Statement at The Ocean Conference Plenary

New York, USA 16 Jun 2017

Country: Global

Topic: Climate change, Coastal Governance

This statement, delivered by Dr Cyriaque Sendashonga, IUCN’s Global Director of Policy and Programme at the United Nations Ocean Conference that took place in New York from 5 to 9 June, stresses on the need to address six priority areas to achieve SD...    

To protect our coasts, coastal communities must benefit from sustainable enterprises

16 Jun 2017

This article, written by representatives from RECOFTC – an MFF grantee – emphasises the need to promote integrated coastal management and private sector solutions that help coastal communities develop sustainable community enterprises.    

Pakistan declares its first ever MPA

Astola Island, Balochistan Province, Pakistan 16 Jun 2017

Country: Pakistan

Topic: Coastal Governance, Marine Protected Areas

Astola Island has been designated as Pakistan’s first-ever marine protected area (MPA), bringing Pakistan one step closer to achieving Aichi Biodiversity Target 11. The notification was issued by the Government of Balochistan yesterday, 15 June 2017.    

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...    

Is the tide turning for oceans?

08 Jun 2017

Country: Asia Region, Pakistan

Topic: Climate change, Coastal Governance, Marine Protected Areas

This opinion editorial, authored by Aban Marker Kabraji, Regional Director for IUCN Asia, highlights how establishing marine protected areas could be a key means of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and curbing climate impacts.    

Filter by Country

  • Asia Region
  • Bangladesh
  • Cambodia
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Maldives
  • Myanmar
  • Pakistan
  • Seychelles
  • Sri Lanka
  • Thailand
  • Viet Nam

 

Filter by Topic

   Apply Knowledge

  • Knowledge for Management
  • Strategies for Management
  • Reef to Ridge
  • Economic Valuation
  • Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation

   Empower civil society

  • Civil Society Engagement
  • Capacity Building
  • Sustainable Livelihoods
  • Community Resilence
  • Financing Coastal Conservation

   Enhance governance

  • Coastal Governance
  • Integrated Coastal Planning
  • Marine Protected Areas
  • Management Assessment and Monitoring
  • Sustainable Business Practices

   Cross-cutting

  • Capacity development
  • Climate change
  • Gender equality
  • Knowledge management and communications
  • Private sector partnerships
  • Reset Filter