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Entries for January 2007

20-Jan-2007

These initiatives were led by the traditional fishers’ institution (adat) Panglima Laôt (Commander of the Sea). The event was conducted simultaneously in all 17 coastal districts/cities o...

19-Jan-2007

Fisherwomen of Palavakkam produce puppets with the help of ngo PAVAI: the puppets are now being showcased by a German museum. The Bio Resource Center established a spirulina unit, with the assistanc...

19-Jan-2007

Simultaneous planting of mangroves was carried out at four coastal sites, to mark the significant event. The Penang Inshore Fishermen’s Welfare Association (PIFWA) nursery and the Forestry Depa...

18-Jan-2007

For the first time during the Green Coast project in Malaysia, all relevant stakeholders - government agencies, NGOs, local community representatives - met in Kuala Perlis to share information, exper...

18-Jan-2007

When the Green Coast project was about half way, the four partners Wetlands International, WWF, Both Ends and IUCN decided it was time to review and look ahead. What has the Green Coast approach achi...

17-Jan-2007

In order to document the results, to learn and exchange experiences throughout the region and to ensure long term monitoring and discuss the ‘way forward’, Wetlands International organize...

12-Jan-2007

What was the first day in the field like and how did you feel? Somsak: Shortly after the tsunami, the IUCN survey team evaluated the ecology of Koh Pra Tong, Kuraburi sub-district and Phang Nga provi...

03-Jan-2007

“The Scuba Training for Conservation course is one of the activities under the Green Coast project that encourages the nearby communities, of Had Tai Muang’s newly discovered reef, to res...

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