Conserving and restoring mangroves
through CBEMR, education, advocacy, training and networking
Mangroves are vital for healthy coastal ecosystems in many regions of the world and research and studies are revealing the unique importance of these habitats to the planet. The Mangrove Action Project is dedicated to reversing the degradation and loss of mangrove forest wetlands and their associated coastal ecosystems worldwide. Its main goal is to promote the rights of traditional and indigenous coastal peoples, including fishers and farmers, to sustainably manage their coastal environs.
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“If there are no mangroves, then the sea will have no meaning. It is like having a tree without roots, for the mangroves are the roots of the sea…”
Words of a Thai fisher from the Andaman Coast
- Mangrove forests are important for food production, carbon storage and sequestration, coastal protection, water purification, and tourism, which is why there is an increasing need not only to prevent further loses, but to increase mangrove areas through restoration. TNC has partnered with IUCN to develop a global model and map …
- No more mangrove land will be approved for shrimp farming in Sabah. Agriculture and Food Industries Minister Datuk Junz Wong said mangrove destruction must be stopped for the sake of the environment. “The destruction of valuable natural environment assets are irreversible. Instead, we should encourage agricultural development, Wong said during …
- We at MAP were saddened to hear of the passing of Roy R. “Robin” Lewis III. He made a substantial contribution to the Mangrove Action Project (MAP) over the years as a Board Member then as our technical advisor sharing his knowledge & understanding of mangroves and restoration for the …
- We at MAP were saddened to hear of the passing of Roy R. “Robin” Lewis III. He made a substantial contribution to the Mangrove Action Project (MAP) over the years as a Board Member then as our technical advisor sharing his knowledge & understanding of mangroves and restoration for the benefit …
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