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Bridging the gap between dolphin tourism and conservation

Goa, India 29 Sep 2016

Country: India

Topic: Climate change, Knowledge for Management, Sustainable Business Practices

Ecotourism is one of the fastest growing sectors of tourism, and has the potential to drive changing attitudes towards wildlife conservation. For many coastal nations it is the revenue generated through marine wildlife-based tourism that supports con...    

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...    

Blog: Can science benefit both mud crabs and local fishers in the Sundarban?

Bangladesh 04 Jul 2016

Country: Bangladesh

Topic: Climate change, Coastal Governance, Integrated Coastal Planning ...

A blog posted recently by Mahatub Khan Badhon, a research assistant at IUCN Bangladesh, demonstrates the crucial role science can play in the sustainable management of mud crabs in the Sundarban, Bangladesh. The case presented in the blog draws on a ...    

Marriott and MFF: The power of private sector partnership

Bangkok, Thailand 14 Jun 2016

Country: Asia Region, Thailand

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

Through Mangroves for the Future (MFF), IUCN established a partnership with Marriott Hotels & Resorts to protect the environment and support Thailand’s local communities through mangrove restoration, the use of sustainable seafood sources and local ...    

IUCN and Thai Union Group launch collaboration to strengthen natural resources governance with coastal communities in Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand 25 May 2016

Country: Thailand

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

Engaging local communities in coastal and marine resources management is key to sustainable development in coastal areas. IUCN and Thai Union Group have launched a collaboration to enhance community capacity and develop a long-term plan for community...    

Green Fins: Improving sustainability in the marine tourism sector

Bangkok, Thailand 16 May 2016

Country: Asia Region

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

Originally established in Thailand in 2004, the Green Fins approach, a tool for supporting adoption and implementation of best practices in the diving and snorkeling tourism industry, is now active in six countries in Asia and is currently being expa...    

MFF’s future gets mapped out at the 12th Regional Steering Committee (RSC) Meeting

Bangkok, Thailand 23 Nov 2015

Country: Asia Region

Topic: Capacity Building, Climate change, Coastal Governance

MFF’s annual meeting of partners and donors assessed 2015 achievements and discussed directions of the project for the years ahead. This year’s gathering, the 12th Regional Steering Committee (RSC) meeting, was held in Bangkok from 23 - 24 November. ...    

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