Action Alerts

MAP Action Alerts

Below are current and past action alerts.

The MAP News, 420th Ed., 08 July 2017

Mangrove Action Project (MAP) has been working since 1992 (25 years!) to halt the rampant destruction of the earth’s mangrove forest wetlands that are threatened by unsustainable development. Such industries as charcoal and petroleum production, tourism and urban expansion, golf courses and marinas are all threats to mangrove forests today. Still, the largest threat stems Read more

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Save the Mangrove Forest in Pitas (Sabah), Eastern Malaysia

Save the Mangrove Forest in Pitas (Sabah), Eastern Malaysia The mangrove forests in Pitas, Malaysia are under threat. In less than two years, more than 2,000 acres of mangrove forests have been destroyed to create shrimp ponds, violating the local communities’ rights and environmental regulations. The last 1,000 acres of community mangrove forests are now Read more

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Cancun’s millenarian mangrove swamp destroyed in just one day to give way to building complex

Cancun’s millenarian mangrove swamp destroyed in just one day to give way to building complex Crocodiles were buried alive along with numerous others animal species who inhabited Cancun’s mangrove swamp after excavators destroyed it last Saturday. Grass-root organisation Save The Mangrove, which had set up camp inside in other to protect the flora and fauna Read more

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Singapore is dredging our home away: hands off our sand!

Tell the governments of Cambodia and Singapore to stop the destructive dredging of rivers and coastal areas and put an end to international trafficking of this valuable resource. Dear friends of the rainforests, Sand is a valuable resource that is becoming increasingly scarce. The construction industry, which consumes the lion’s share, prefers rough sand from riverbeds Read more

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