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12-Aug-2008

Mangroves for the Future (MFF) releases a two-monthly newsletter which provides you with the latest on coastal ecosystem conservation and restoration from the field and from related meetings. Download the most recent MFF e-News here, which includes an article about Green Coast. 

22-Jul-2008

Green Coast, a coastal restoration program led by Wetlands International, has been assessed independently as a highly cost-effective and successful approach to disaster risk reduction.  

04-Jul-2007

The quote was a part of the vice governor of Aceh’s, Muhammad Nazar, speech given in the opening of an extravagant green Conference, Environmental Education and Exhibition held on July 2-3, 20...

06-Apr-2007

Green Coast has been working in Aceh over the last 1,5 year to rehabilitate livelihoods of affected communities by restoring coastal ecosystems such as mangrove forest and marine resources. Last week...

31-Mar-2007

In the Langkawi Island, Kedah, Green Coast held a workshop in March 2006 to identify how the success of the Penang Inshore Fishermen's Welfare Association (PIFWA) could be duplicated in other coasta...

20-Mar-2007

After a full day of field visits to community-based restoration projects along the Tamil Nadu coast, three days of intensive and inspiring presentations, plenary and subgroup discussions followed. M...

18-Feb-2007

The Road Shows were a unique effort to bring together local NGOs, research organizations, some prominent academicians and intellectuals and even some beneficiaries, for a free flow of thoughts and id...

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...

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...

27-Oct-2006

'Green Coast gives us the opportunity to take action and restore what the tsunami took from us. What we do is important not only for the protection of nature but also for future livelihoods here.&rs...

27-Oct-2006

Azhar's story and his systematic and sustainable effort to rehabilitate coastal ecosystem in his village told in Press Briefing: Green Coast Project in Jakarta on July 27th, 2006. At the event, als...

23-Oct-2006

As the existing policies and customary law were finished being reviewed and analyzed, the next phase is presenting it to the public and collecting inputs for its finalization. For such a matter, a po...

26-Sep-2006

FAO organizes the workshops in the framework of its ‘Forestry programme for early rehabilitation in Asian tsunami affected countries’. The programme is based on the vision that ‘bri...

04-Sep-2006

Green Coast supports community-based projects that help people restore their livelihoods through the recovery of coastal ecosystems they often depend on. Currently 110 projects have started operation...

06-Jun-2006

On World Environment Day, Wetlands International organised a mangrove replanting day in Kuala Gula. A number of restoration efforts have been carried out to re-establish degraded mangrove areas alon...

01-Jun-2006

The Penang Inshore Fishermen and Welfare Association has received a grant from the Green Coast Project to continue its work in mangrove replanting and rehabilitation. The tsunami disaster has given t...

29-May-2006

Please download the full text of the article ‘Is replanting coasts the way to protect against tsunamis?’ from here or from the blue column at the right of this webpage window. See also ww...

05-Apr-2006

In Sri Lanka Green Coast partner IUCN, in collaboration with the Coast Conservation Department (CCD), held a workshop at the Management Development and Training Centre in the Southern Province in Wak...

08-Feb-2006

Program managers, assessment and small grants officers, policy and communications officers will try to bring the Green Coast project one big step further towards its main objective: to restore coasta...

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