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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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  • Quotes on Mangroves

    “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

     

    MAP Latest

    • The MAP News, 407th Ed., 07 January 2017

      The MAP News, 407th Ed., 07 January 2017

      It is with both joy and sadness that we announce Fiona Wilmot is leaving MAP’s Board of Directors. After over 10 years of dedicated service on the Board, she is transitioning to MAP’s Board of Advisors. She joined our Board early on when MAP transitioned from a project of Earth …
    • The MAP News, 406th Ed., 24 December 2016

      The MAP News, 406th Ed., 24 December 2016

      Dear Friend of the Mangroves – Yes, it’s the end of the year, and of course this is an appeal for your generous support for Mangrove Action Project! Since its inception in March 1992 (almost 25 years ago!), MAP has been actively engaged in conserving and restoring the mangroves and …
    • The MAP News, 405th Ed., 10 December 2016

      The MAP News, 405th Ed., 10 December 2016

      Demand of saving the world’s largest mangrove forest and a world heritage site, the Sundarbans, from Rampal power plant has dominated the mass vote arranged by green activists. After weeks of casting votes that began on October 30 and in participation of over 10,000 voters, the result of the mass …
    • The MAP News, 404th Ed., 26 November 2016

      The MAP News, 404th Ed., 26 November 2016

      Environmental researchers will be funded to investigate climate change in the Northern Territory’s Gulf region over the past century, following the death of thousands of hectares of mangroves last year. Experts called it a “globally unique” phenomenon when they found a 200-kilometre stretch of dead mangroves along the Gulf of …
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