“The Marvellous Mangroves curriculum helps us brings mangroves to life in the schools of Brazil…only through in-depth conservation will we reach true conservation”
Inspiring the next generation of mangrove custodians
If we want mangroves to be preserved for generations to come, education is the key. Today’s children must learn about the immense ecological value of these ecosystems and the many crucial services they provide. Still, restoration projects often neglect the educational aspect. Others try sharing dry facts or text-heavy lessons, which do little to build a child’s deep and long-lasting connection with their environment.
That’s where ‘Marvellous Mangroves’ comes in. Our practical, comprehensive and science-based program is designed from the ground up to inspire children – in both elementary and secondary school – into protecting their local mangroves.
Our award-winning education curriculum has been taught to over 500,000 students worldwide.
This in-depth, hands-on program is designed to raise awareness of the importance of mangroves and guarantee their protection in the long term. It is curriculum linked to ensure teachers successfully cover their learning objectives.
Being taught in over 17 countries
& translated into 7 languages
Over 500,000 students
by +200 schools
The participatory nature of the program guarantees that students are actively involved in the learning process. No staring at a screen or passively reading. All senses are engaged to make the lessons memorable.
Our model has been used in 17 countries and adapts to geographic, ecological, cultural and socioeconomic settings. It has even been adopted into the national curriculum of several coastal nations
The cornerstone of our program is training teachers and educators how to best implement the curriculum – and in the process, gain a personal understanding of why mangroves are so valuable.
Field Trip Exploration
All resource materials are directly interwoven with field explorations for teachers and students to incorporate what they have learned in the classroom to real-time observations and experiences.
"It’s really important to me to educate children in the Cayman Islands on the importance of mangroves and the future of their conservation”
“I learnt that mangroves can gives organisms homes and can protect us from tsunamis and storms, and we can preserve mangroves by replanting them and telling people not to cut them”