Mangroves and sand dunes, Ceara, Brazil. Photo by Elaine Corets (MAP)
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.
Through its global network, MAP is stimulating the exchange of ideas and information on the conservation and restoration of mangrove forests, while promoting sustainable livelihoods for coastal communities.
MAP's has offices in the U.S. (headquarters), Thailand (Asia Regional Office), Indonesia, and Latin America.