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Sustainable aquaculture Demak: shrimp yield tripled and income doubled

Expanding aquaculture in South East Asia over the last two decades has been the main driver of mangrove loss in the world, says a study […]

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A landscape approach for disaster risk reduction in 7 steps

The use of a landscape approach, although not new, is gaining prominence as an approach to effectively reduce disaster risk, adapt to climate change and enhance […]

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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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Experts draw attention to a successful method of mangrove regeneration on International Mangrove Day

Today, on the International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem, conservation organisations and mangrove specialists worldwide highlight the multifunctional multiple benefits of the […]

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Reflections from Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction: “We need to use nature smarter than we have in the past”

Are ecosystem based solutions to reducing risk gaining ground? And what can be done to bring these solutions from small pilots to scale and integrated […]

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Landscape scale Disaster Risk Reduction: Urban Water Dialogues, Panama City

The Juan Díaz sub-district of Panama City has become the most flood-prone area of Panama due to urban developments and landfills in the floodplains, riverbeds […]

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Landscape scale Disaster Risk Reduction: Wetland restoration to reduce risks, India

The Mahanadi delta and Kosi-Gandak floodplains in India are home to millions of farmers and fishers who used to benefit from the dynamic and nutrient […]

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Landscape scale Disaster Risk Reduction: Water trade-offs to reduce drought in the Tana Delta

The Tana Delta is at the far downstream end of the Tana River Basin which provides eighty percent of Nairobi’s drinking water. Fifty-sixty percent of […]

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Landscape scale Disaster Risk Reduction: Assessing risk across the Agusan river basin, Philippines

Multiple times a year, severe tropical storms and typhoons hit the Philippines. Fortunately, the population is very resilient. After each disaster, they reconstruct their lives […]