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Innovative aquaculture experiment supporting mangrove recovery ready for wider uptake by farmers

Expanding shrimp aquaculture in South East Asia has been one of the main drivers of mangrove loss in the world. The PASMI project, which supports […]

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More than trees please! Reflections on the UN Climate Action Summit in New York

Entering the United Nations Headquarters you must walk across the Sustainable Development Goals set out as brightly coloured tiles across the forecourt, like some kind […]

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Blue-green infrastructure: from a single measure to city-wide network

Live from New York, it’s… the Building a Resilient Future event!! Consisting of a wide variety of sessions and side events, it was my honour […]

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In India, Nature’s Power Overwhelms Engineered Wetlands

In India, they call the state of Kerala in the country’s far south “God’s own country”.  That wasn’t how it felt last August, when monsoon […]

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Blue-Green Infrastructure for Climate Change Adaptation: Combining nature and semi-natural structures for water management an risk reduction in the Peruvian basins

With a changing climate, we need to think beyond traditional or “grey” engineering. “Blue-Green Infrastructure” (BGI), being the interconnected network of natural and semi-natural areas, […]

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Transforming women’s lives through inclusive planning

Gulnaaz Khatun feels happier these days. The 33 year old lady living in Lakhnipur Maheshpatti village of Samastipur District, Bihar, will soon be getting a […]

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Maimuna and the mangroves

The connections between women and wetlands, and the role they play in conservation cannot be ignored. But then, how important is it? To look for […]

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A quilombola woman recounts how the wetlands help sustain her community

Luzia Rodrigues Ozório learned in her childhood to respect water and land, a value inherited from her parents, riverine communities, fishermen and the Afrodescendents. The […]

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Communities manage permeable structures to restore mangroves in Java

The restoration of a mangrove green belt in muddy coastal areas suffering from erosion and abrasion can be done through, among others, construction of permeable […]

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Global action to save mangroves: the Global Mangrove Alliance

In January 2019, mangrove specialists of the Global Mangrove Alliance from all over the world came together to discuss approaches to save the world’s mangroves. […]