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 506 - Oct 24, 2020 October 24, 2020
    Mangrove Action Project The MAP News 506th Edition                                                   Oct 24, 2020 FEATURE Rare and Critically Endangered Mangrove Species Has Been Sighted in Maldives MALDIVES - Bruguiera Hainessii is a species of mangrove belonging to the Rhizophoraceae family. It is native to Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Papua New Guinea. Bruguiera Hainessii is listed as critically endangered by International […]
  • MAP News Issue 505 - Oct 10, 2020 October 10, 2020
    Mangrove Action Project PREVIEW VERSION The MAP News 505th Edition                                                   Oct 10, 2020 FEATURE Photography award winners show the fragility and beauty of mangrove forests GLOBAL – Thank you to all who who made the 2020 Photography contest our best and most thought provoking competition to date! Please watch our video and hear the voices of those […]
  • Mangrove Damage in Venezuela (Oil Spill) PLEASE SPEAK UP October 9, 2020
    By Marco BelloVenezuela is among the top 10 most biodiverse countries in the world, with irs portion of the Amazon rainforest, savannas, Andes, tropical beaches, the highest waterfalls in the world, and 8000 species of animals (world’s 5th highest total).  Now, this same country has rampant mining, and an oil industry with years of under […]
  • MAP News Issue 504 - Sept 26, 2020 September 26, 2020
    Mangrove Action Project The MAP News 504th Edition                                                    SEPT 26, 2020 FEATURE Incredible wildlife photograph wins Mangrove Photography Award GLOBAL - The Mangrove Action Project has announced the winners of the 2020 Mangrove Photography Award, with the grand prize going to Victor Hugo Luja Molina, who captured an incredible wildlife photograph of a female jaguar with her […]
  • Cayman Islands Mangrove Rangers Begin Operations September 25, 2020
     The Cayman Islands Mangrove Rangers have begun field observations following a month of intensive training from experts in the scientific, policy and legal fields. Launched on World Mangrove Day by a group of mangrove organizations - including the Mangrove Action Project and Mangrove Education - the Rangers will provide data to the Department of Environment and National Conservation Council […]
  • MAP’s Annual Children’s Mangrove Art Competition September 25, 2020
     This year MAP’s Children’s Mangrove Art Calendar Competition was interrupted by the COVID pandemic. This forced us to change the guidelines for the contest that we have produced over the past 19 years. Around the world, schools were closed, the youths isolated in their homes without much to do and teachers teaching remotely where possible […]
  • The Criminalization of Fisherfolks, Environmental Activist and Student Journalist in Makassar September 25, 2020
     People’s Coalition for Fisheries Justice (KIARA) Save Indonesian Seas Coalition Alliance to Save South Sulawesi Coastal Area (ASP Sulawesi Selatan) Indonesian Fisherwomen Sisterhood (PPNI) KIARA Criticize the Arrestation of Fisherfolks, Environment Activist,  and Students in Makassar Jakarta, 12 September 2020 – KIARA with Save Indonesian Seas Coalition,  Alliance to Save South Sulawesi Coastal Area (ASP Sulawesi Selatan) and other […]
  • Biodiversity is fundamental to human life on Earth September 25, 2020
    From World Wildlife Fund 2020 report Photo: Naturpl.com/David Fleetham/WWF The global Living Planet Index continues to decline. It shows an average 68% decrease in population sizes of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish between 1970 and 2016. A 94% decline in the LPI for the tropical subregions of the Americas is the largest fall observed in any […]
  • MAP News Issue 503 September 12, 2020
    Mangrove Action Project The MAP News 503rd Edition                                                    SEPT 12, 2020 FEATURE What Two Major Oil Spills In Venezuela And Mauritius Now Mean For The World GLOBAL - August has been a very bad month for the ocean, having been battered by oil spills, explosions, and poorly regulated shipping. While the eyes of the world were first […]
  • Morrocoy Declaration September 11, 2020
     For the defense of the Marine-Coastal Wetlands and the Territories of Ancestral Life in Venezuela From the worldview of the peoples of the mangrove ecosystem, guardians of ancestral life forms that protect biodiversity, defenders of the territory of our ancestors, reflected in the birds, mangroves, fish, mollusks and everything that houses our spaces, the complicit silence […]

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