Mangrove Action Project

The Mangrove Action Project is dedicated to reversing the degradation and loss of mangrove forest 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. At the same time MAP strives to use the formal education process to introduce mangrove ecology on a scientific and social level to students in their classrooms.

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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



    • Support our Crowd-Funding Campaign

      Support our Crowd-Funding Campaign

      We are raising funds for a particular method of mangrove restoration called Community-Based Ecological Mangrove Restoration (CBEMR), and ask you to sponsor us. Please take a few minutes to watch our video and share our page too.
    • MAP Products

      MAP Products

      Please take a look at our newest items available for purchase. All proceeds go to protect and restore the Earth’s mangrove forests and support sustainable coastal societies.
    • 2015 Calendar Contest

      2015 Calendar Contest

      Primary school children from tropical and sub-tropical nations are invited to participate in MAP’s annual international contest, which is increasing in popularity every year since its first publication in 2002. Submissions are due no later than July 31, 2014. Winners will be published in the 2015 calendar.
    • The MAP News, 336th Ed., 12 April 2014

      The MAP News, 336th Ed., 12 April 2014

      Featuring – Are Mangroves the Answer Against Global Warming Vulnerability to Disaster? An interview with our Executive Director, Alfredo Quarto.

    Recycle and Help MAP

    We have just made it easier for you to send in your ewaste items. Now anyone that visits our Mangrove Action Project recycle website, can easily print out a pre-paid shipping label.Visit the Mangrove Action Project recycle website Click on the recycle button then click on the Download Shipping Label, and follow the instructions.