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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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Action Alerts

  • 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

    • MAP Annual Report 2014 : At a Crossroads

      MAP Annual Report 2014 : At a Crossroads

      In 2014, MAP staff took important steps to further the objectives of our ongoing efforts to conserve and help restore our planet’s still-threatened mangroves. Building upon the growing urgency of combating climate change and preventing coastal erosion and flooding, MAP continues to promote the vital role that mangroves play in …
    • MM Curriculum Project in Bangladesh Report Released

      MM Curriculum Project in Bangladesh Report Released

      The report includes curriculum development for Bangladesh region, visiting schools in the Sundarbans adjacent areas, workshops on Marvellous Mangrove Curriculum and field trip to the Sundarbans Mangrove Forest
    • The MAP News, 361st Ed., 04 April 2015

      The MAP News, 361st Ed., 04 April 2015

      Our Feature Story from this issue of MAP News – Satellite Data Reveals State of the World’s Mangrove Forests. Plus a round up of mangrove stories from all over.
    • The MAP News, 360th Ed., 21 March 2015

      The MAP News, 360th Ed., 21 March 2015

      Featuring successful guidelines for mangrove planting – To all Mangrove Planters/Conservationists: 1) Do not plant bakhaw on seagrass beds and mudflats; 2) Plant pagatpat/piapi in the middle-upper intertidal; and 3) Government agencies should report % surviving mangroves rather than % of target seedlings/area planted.
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