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“Int’l organization concerned over Kulhudhuffushi mangrove reclamation” 

Source: [] December 26, 2017

“The Turtle Liberation in El Salvador” 

Source: [] December 22, 2017

“Threatened mangroves: tourism as a problem, ecotourism as a potential solution” (German)

Source: [] October 16, 2017

“Lessons on conservation from ‘the land of eternal mangroves'”

Source: [] June 19, 2017

“Crabbing gone commercial: Brazilian mangroves threatened by shift in local traditions”

Source: [] May 12, 2017

“Why the momentum for mangroves?”

Source: [] March 21, 2017

“Mass mangrove restoration: Driven by good intentions but offering limited results”

Source: [] February 21, 2017

“Fate of Colombian shellfish pickers closely tied to mangrove”

Source: [] November 21, 2016

“Don Sahong Dam – disaster in the making that must be halted!”

Source: [] November 17, 2016

“Watch Monkeys Swim for Their Supper in Rare Video”

Source: [] November 11, 2016

“Thai farmers turn to mangroves to aid in eco-friendly shrimp farms”

Source: [] September 24, 2016

“Thailand: Reclaiming mangroves for shrimp production”

Source: [] September 22, 2016

“New life in old shrimp ponds”

Source: [] June 28, 2016

“Mangroves in Crisis: Why One Man Works to Save the Plants That Fight Climate Disruption”

Source: [Dahr Jamail] May 31, 2016

“Cultural grants announced”

Source: [Cayman Compass] April 24, 2016

“Talk sheds light on mangroves”

Source: [Cayman Compass] April 12, 2016

“Mangroves: Roots of the Sea”

Source: [square bracket] newsletter, page 16. April 18, 2016

“Mangrove Action Project presents to Grand Bahama EARTHCARE Eco Kids”

Source: [] February 10, 2016

“Large-scale bioenergy must be excluded from the EU’s renewable energy definition”

Source: [] February 10, 2016

“Big Shrimpin'”

Source: [] February 03, 2016

 “Bringing devastated mangroves back to life”

Source: June 2, 2015

“Mangrove campaigners battle to save the ‘roots of the sea'”

Source: June 1, 2015

“A Little Shellfish”

Source: October 01, 2015

“Indonesia’s vast mangroves are a treasure worth saving”

Source: April 20, 2015

“Communities Leading the Way to Save Madagascar’s Mangroves”

Source: March 17, 2015

“Why Are So Many Environmental Activists Being Murdered?”

Source: February 10, 2015

“What’s the Best Fish to Eat?”

Source: January 26, 2015

“Eco Beach: How to green your winter getaway”

Source: Novemer 03, 2014

“Of Prawns and Men on the Bali Strait”

Source: August 22, 2014

“As shrimp farms fail, mangroves make a comeback”

Source: May 16, 2014

“Mangrove conference to focus on improving coastal livelihoods”

Source: February 12, 2014

“What’s the Best Fish to Eat?”

Source: January 26, 2014

“Dying to Save the World”

Source: July 9, 2014

“Are Mangroves the Answer Against Global Warming Vulnerability to Disaster?”

Source: April 5, 2014

“Can Mangroves Protect Against Global Warming Vulnerability to Disaster?”

Source: April 4, 2014

“The world must invest in mangroves”

Source: March 30, 2014

“Exclusive Interview with Alfredo Quarto, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Mangrove Action Project “

Source: February 27, 2014

“Teaching High School Students to Think Green'”

Source: Tribune242 January 29, 2014

“Mangrove Rebirth”

Source: August 12, 2013

“Well-managed mangroves ‘can survive rising sea levels'”

Source: SciDevNet April 9, 2013

“Learning all about mangroves”

Source: CayCompass July 5, 2013

“Mangroves in S. Sulawesi face uncertain future”

Source: Jakarta Post March 22, 2013

“Crocodile Island has become quite a conservation hotspot”

Source: CayCompass February 1, 2013

“Mangroves Threatened by Fish Ponds, a MAP Specialist Express His Worry”

Source: Haixi Morning Paper January 22 2013

“Kenya: Disquiet over Lamu Port project”

Source: IRIN News, October 31 2012

“Sockeye decline remains a mystery”

Source: Fish News EU November 2 2012

“Communities Organise to Confront Climate Change in El Salvador”

Source: Inter Press Service News Agency October 17

“Restauración de manglares: Una prioridad para el país”

Source: Fondo de la Iniciativa para las Americas (FIAES)

“INDONESIA: Mangrove loss threatens community resilience”

Source: IRIN News, June 14, 2012

“Succumbing to Shrimp”

Source: E–The Environmental Magazine, May-June 2012 Issue

“Drama Amid Indonesia’s Disappearing Mangroves”

Source: National Public Radio, Jakarta, Indonesia, June 19, 2012

“Saving Thailand’s mangroves”

Source: Phuket Gazette, May 24, 2012

‘Green Report’: Regional mangrove restoration project receives green light

Source: Phuket Gazette, March 26, 2012

Hundreds of NGO’s slam WWF for “greenwashing”

Source: CNA Ecuador, April 24, 2012

The Joe Show  – Radio Interview

Source: Progressive Talk, KBAI, May 7, 2012

Open letter to the GSC of the WWF Shrimp Aquaculture Dialogue

Source: Asia Solidarity against Industrial Aquaculture, February 21, 2012

Grupos ambientalistas e comunidades denunciam o processo de construção das diretrizes de certificação da aquicultura de camarão impulsionado pela WWF

Fonte: Terramar, 26 de abril de 2012

Confusion reigns supreme over sustainability

Source: SeafoodSource, 07 May, 2012

Phra Thong Island: Stilling the Hands of Time

Source: Tropical Magazine Vol.10 Issue 88, April 18, 2012 (Download full article)

Press Release: Thousands join industrial shrimp aquaculture protest: WWF standards denounced as greenwash

Source:, April 24, 2012

“WWF Encouraging Destructive Shrimp Farms?”

Source:, September 13, 2011

“Vital Mangroves On The Edge Of Extinction Thanks to All-You-Can-Eat Shrimp”

Source:, August 23, 2011

Stepping Out

Source: Audubon Magazine, May 2011

Energy at What Cost? Protests Against Forced Eviction from US-Backed Coal Mine Continue in Bangladesh

Source: Truthout, Friday, 08 April 2011

Certification of shrimp farming endangers mangroves

Source: WRM’s bulletin Nº; 166, May 2011

Increases deforestation of mangroves in El Salvador

Source: Blue Channel 24, 08-17-2011

Memoria del Foro: Restauración debmanglares: desafío para la adaptación al cambio climático

Fuente: Fondo de la Iniciativa para las Americas (FIAES), Julio 2011

‘Missing the forest’

Source: Dawn Newspaper, October 5, 2011

Mangrove restoration is necessary, mangrove monoculture plantation is not

Source: WRM’s bulletin Nº; 151, February 2010

International groups oppose further Bimini Bay Development

Source: The Tribune, Friday, January 16, 2009 (Download the article)

Environmentalist call for stop to Bimini Bay project

Source: Tribune, Monday, December 22 2008 (Download the article)