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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.  

20-May-2008

Side event Wetlands, Biodiversity and Climate Change at CBD COP9CBD, Ramsar Convention on Wetlands and Wetlands InternationalTuesday 20 May 2008, 18.15 – 19.45Venue: Salon Hauptmann, Maritim Ho...

21-Dec-2007

The participants visited a number of re-established mangrove sites, checked the biodiversity increase in these areas and interviewed community members and village leaders about their involvement and ...

07-Aug-2007

1 million Euro funding has been raised for a Green Coast second phase in Aceh & Nias (Indonesia) which will last until December 2008. Next to this, additional funds are secured to extend Green Coast ...

27-May-2007

Ms. Nirawan Pipitsombut, from Environmental Research 8, Natural Resources and Environmental Management Division of ONEP, explains that various organizations such as the Deaprtment of Marine and Co...

18-May-2007

The first stop of this learning exchange was Koh Yao Noi. Villagers here have a created a strong and very well-known ecotourism program. In the past, traditional fishing techniques used by more than ...

18-Mar-2007

On first appearances, ‘Sea grass areas’ may not be as beautiful or have as much economic value compared to the beauty of coral reef biodiversity attracting tourism or the same benefits ga...

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...

15-Dec-2006

remarks Tosapol Saedeng, Head of Village, Moo Bahn Ta Pae Yoy, Koh Pla Tong. He smiles as he explains the use of buoys to identify the seagrass protected area, approximately 80 rai in front of the M...

21-Nov-2006

Montchai Cholakij, a local fisherman hopes. The Local Administrative Office of Lumkaen sub-district and nearly 10 village representatives of Ao Tub Lamu leave port, but not to catch fish like every o...

01-Sep-2006

The event was organised under the Timber for Aceh initiative which goal it is to help the Indonesian people rebuild their homes, lives, and livelihoods quickly and sustainably using forest products f...

17-Aug-2006

Ms. Jose was briefed by Mr. Prarop Plangngan, Assistant Superintendent of Had Thai Muang N.P., on the performance and natural resources management of Kao Lum Phi-Had Tai Muang National park. Later, s...

11-Aug-2006

In the camp, organised in Had Noparat tara, Krabi province, from 9 to 11 August, there were approximately 1,000 participants from various institutes in 14 southern provinces. Activities focused on a...

13-Jul-2006

The aim of this field survey is to identify suitable sites for mangrove planting and nursery establishment. The PIFWA members also discuss with the local communities on how they can be involved in ma...

03-Jul-2006

This is because a large community of Tsunami victims is in wetland areas, in proximity to Ta Kua Pa Municipality Waste Disposal. It is likely that the community may be affected by various forms of po...

28-Jun-2006

This comprises four components, including installations of buoys for ship parking, coral reef rehabilitation, an establishment of diving service centers, and an establishment of an exhibition centre...

20-Jun-2006

Green Coast partners have gathered ideas and various projects that cohere with the communities’ needs. Various organizations are considering a resources conservation network that will run on

17-Jun-2006

Besides degrading scenery values and causing pollution, garbage also interrupts sea turtles' egg-laying, during the breeding seasons. The garbage is especially dangerous for the Leatherback turtles t...

15-Jun-2006

This has prevented understanding to be developed among stake holders, particularly in the marine and coastal resources sector which have various stake holders with complex relationships involved. Th...

21-Mar-2006

EJF is calling on governments to ensure restoration and provide far greater protection for mangroves and other coastal habitats damaged both by the tsunami and, far more significantly, by chronic hum...

20-Feb-2006

During a Green Coast reef cleaning operation a team of WWF divers, using information from local fishermen, made the exciting discovery in January this year. Initial rapid surveys have identified ove...

17-Feb-2006

At a workshop held by the Green Coast project partners in Bangkok 14th-19th February, participants active in recovery activities in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, India and Sri Lanka are revealing ev...

26-Dec-2005

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