Over 25 Years of Mangrove News


Since 1992, the Mangrove Action Project has been sending a newsletter to followers with updates about mangrove activity and issues around the world. The tradition still continues to this day, with a bi-weekly online newsletter that is sent to thousands of subscribers around the globe.


  • MAP News Issue #529 - Sept 18, 2021 September 18, 2021
    Mangrove Action Project The MAP News 529th Edition                                                  Sept 18, 2021 FEATURED STORY Mangrove forests: Photography winners show beauty of ecosystems GLOBAL - Musfiqur Rahman has been named overall winner of this year's Mangrove Photography Awards, for his image of a wild honey gatherer subduing giant honeybees with smoke, in Bangladesh. Run by the Mangrove Action […]
  • MAP ISSUE # 528 - Sept 4, 2021 September 4, 2021
    Mangrove Action Project The MAP News 528th Edition                                                  Sept 4, 2021 FEATURED STORY JET condemns destruction of mangrove forests JAMAICA - The Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) says it is extremely concerned about the continued destruction of Jamaica's mangrove forests. JET says it recently received reports alleging the removal of mangroves within the Palisadoes Port Royal Protected […]
  • MAP News Issue # 527 - Aug 21, 2021 August 21, 2021
    Mangrove Action Project The MAP News 527th Edition                                                  Aug 21, 2021 FEATURED STORY  Loss of mangroves dims the light on firefly populations in Malaysia MALAYSIA - Every evening, along the banks of the Rembau River in Malaysia, fireflies put on a spectacular display. Against the dark silhouette of the berembang mangroves (Sonneratia caseolaris) they dance, synchronizing […]
  • MAP News Issue #526 - Aug 7, 2021 August 7, 2021
    Mangrove Action Project The MAP News 526th Edition                                                  Aug 07, 2021 FEATURED STORY   Help Mangroves Help the Oceans Dear Friends As we see the effects of the climate and ecological crises beginning to take hold all around the world, mangroves are becoming more vital than ever. From standing as a living barrier against rising seas and more intense storms, to mitigating the causes of climate […]
  • Mdimni Village Replanting mangroves World Mangrove Day 2021 August 7, 2021
     In celebration of World Mangrove Day on 26 July. We visited Mdimni Village on the banks of the Rufiji River surrounded by mangroves. We celebrated this day in practice in collaboration with these villagers, and we also provided mangrove conservation education including mangrove planting. We spoke to conservation groups in the village and urged them to […]
  • MAP News Issue #525 - July 24, 2021 July 22, 2021
    Mangrove Action Project The MAP News 525th Edition                                                  July 24, 2021 MANGROVE ACTION DAY IS JULY 26, 2021 Let us know about your event! FEATURED STORY   THE INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE CONSERVATION OF THE MANGROVE ECOSYSTEM GLOBAL - The ‘International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem’, celebrated each year on the 26th July, aims […]
  • MAP News Issue 524 - July 10, 2021 July 10, 2021
    Mangrove Action Project The MAP News 524th Edition                                                  July10, 2021 MANGROVE ACTION DAY IS JULY 26, 2021 Let us know about your event! FEATURED STORY   Mangrove Photography Awards: Highlighting valuable ecosystems GLOBAL - Did you know that mangroves are among the most undervalued ecosystems on the planet? They help to reduce rising global temperatures, prevent […]
  • MAP News Issue #523 - June 19, 2021 June 19, 2021
    Mangrove Action Project The MAP News 523rd Edition                                                  June 19, 2021 FEATURE   7th annual Mangrove Photography Awards under way USA - Mangrove Action Project is proud to be a Supporting Partner of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration – a global, collaborative effort to ‘halt the degradation of ecosystems, and restore them to achieve global […]
  • Mangrove Photography Awards 2021 opening for submissions on 5th June June 5, 2021
     Contribute to conservation through mangrove images and storiesBy Leo ThomMangrove Action Project is hosting its 7th annual Mangrove Photography Awards, which gives us a fascinating insight into the world of mangroves from all corners of the earth. The awards offer a chance for photographers, both amateur and professional, to raise their voices for the protection […]
  • MAP News Issue #522 - June 5, 2021 June 5, 2021
    Mangrove Action Project PREVIEW VERSION The MAP News 522nd Edition                                                  June 5, 2021 FEATURE Mangrove root model may hold the key to preventing coastal erosion GLOBAL - Mangrove vegetation, which grows naturally in subtropical shorelines, provides a wide range of ecosystem functions such as reducing coastal erosion, promoting biodiversity, and removing nitrogen, phosphorus and carbon dioxide. […]
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