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
- Cancun’s millenarian mangrove swamp destroyed in just one day to give way to building complex Crocodiles were buried alive along with numerous others animal species who inhabited Cancun’s mangrove swamp after excavators destroyed it last Saturday. Grass-root organisation Save The Mangrove, which had set up camp inside in other to …
- Best wishes for the New Year from all of us at The Mangrove Action Project! Flooding in India, Why Southeast Asia’s mangroves are being destroyed, and the father-son farmer duo revolutionizing Ontario’s shrimp business, are some of the stories featured in this issue.
- Combat climate change through mangrove education!
- MAP Partner APOWA celebrates Children’s Calendar Winner MAP’s Children’s Mangrove Art Calendar has been one of our favorite programs for 15 years. We were delighted to hear from our friends at APOWA that the calendar contest’s prompt, ‘What do mangroves mean to me and my community’, became the topic of …
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