Action Alerts

MAP Action Alerts

Below are current and past action alerts.

Stop Planting Mangroves On Seagrass Beds

We, marine scientists and coastal NGO practitioners attending the Workshop on Building Resilience in
Marine Protected Areas in Cebu City, note that ecological sins are being committed in the name of
coastal resilience, specifically mangrove planting of the WRONG species

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The Mekong River Means Life: Stop the Don Sahong Dam

The future of the Mekong River’s ecosystem and her people are in jeopardy, as plans to build the Don Sahong Dam – the second dam on the Lower Mekong mainstream – rapidly progress. Call on Mekong Prime Ministers to stop the potentially disastrous project.

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Massive Oil Spill Threatens Bangladesh’s Sundarbans

An oil tanker carrying 358,000 liters (almost 100,000 gallons) of furnace oil sank in the Shela river on December 7, spilling oil over more than 60 kilometers (about 37 miles) of the Sundarbans. Located on in southwest Bangladesh, the Sundarbans is the largest single block of tidal mangrove forest in the world, covering approximately 10,000 square kilometers (3,900 square miles), of which 60 percent is in Bangladesh.

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Vote yes for mangrove conservation in Madagascar!

PETITION CLOSED

Madagascar’s mangrove forests are amongst the largest in the Indian Ocean, harbouring exceptional marine biodiversity that is critical to the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of coastal people. Find out how Blue Ventures has been working with fishing communities throughout the country for over a decade…..

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