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The Role of Mangroves in Fisheries Enhancement

Some 210 million people live in low elevation areas within 10 km of mangroves and many of these directly benefit from mangrove-associated fisheries. Yet, these […]

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Coastal Wetlands and Mangroves: A Natural Climate Solution Pathway to Climate Change

A joint submission to the Talanoa Dialogue by the Global Mangrove Alliance, founded by Conservation International, The Nature Conservancy, Wetlands International, World Wildlife Fund, and […]

News

Researchers carry out baseline studies for 54,000Ha of mangroves in Rufiji Delta

Rufiji Delta is a host to several villages including Nyamisati, and Jaja. During this month of May – these villages have been home to a […]

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Farming, logging activities threaten Rufiji Mangroves

Residents express fears over increased depletion of mangrove forests in Rufiji Delta. As you manoeuvre the calm waters off the coast of Nyamisati in Rufiji […]

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More Mangroves Please!

On 26 July, World Mangrove Day, the Global Mangrove Alliance launched in Washington DC. The Mangrove Alliance brings together Conservation International, IUCN, The Nature Conservancy, […]

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To plant or not to plant? Stopping malpractices in using mangroves to increase coastal resilience

The last decade tsunamis and typhoon related surges in coastal areas across the world raised enormous interest for the role that mangroves can play in […]

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Mangroves counter impacts of global warming

Coastal belts of mangroves contribute to security by reducing the impacts of severe storms and cyclones, provide food and building materials, and are essential habitats […]

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210 million people benefit from mangroves-associated fisheries

Some 210 million people live in low elevation areas within 10 km of mangroves and many of these directly benefit from mangrove-associated fisheries. Yet, these […]

News

Mangroves Provide Measurable Risk Reduction Benefit to Coastal Communities from Storm Waves and Flooding

A new guidebook on mangroves as a coastal defence finds that mangroves can reduce risk from a large number of coastal hazards. The role of […]

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Mangroves for coastal defence

Can mangroves reduce waves and storm surges? How will they influence the forces of a tsunami? Do they actually contribute to stabilizing coasts and build-up of […]

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