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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. […]

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Mangrove Capital Africa: one step closer to mangrove conservation in Rufiji delta

The Rufiji Delta in Tanzania is home for mangrove forests, rich in biodiversity and important source of livelihood for the communities living there. Unfortunately, it […]

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First design workshop in Semarang to develop solutions for the city’s sinking and flooding challenges

Semarang, Indonesia – Indonesia and the Netherlands kick off the Water as Leverage program for Semarang, a rapidly subsiding and flooding port city on the […]

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Conserving Biodiversity of the Cacheu Mangroves National Park at Guinea Bissau

From 2015 to 2018 Wetlands International, IBAP and other partners implemented a ground-breaking initiative to conserve the mangroves, tidal flats, dryland forests and seagrass beds […]

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How can the Building with Nature approach contribute to coastal and flood safety projects?

What happens when thirty coastal engineers and coastal researchers in Indonesia are challenged with complementing or even replacing the conventional means of coastal protection by Building with Nature solutions?

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Questions & Answers Building with Nature in Indonesia

Building with Nature is innovative and site specific and it operates in areas where the understanding of systems is limited and where changes are dynamic. […]

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How to submit your Luc Hoffmann Medal nomination in 4 simple steps

So, you know a Wetland Champion who has shown outstanding leadership in wetland science, conservation or awareness raising? And you’d like to nominate them for […]

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Besides Building with Nature Demak needs to tackle subsidence to safeguard coastline

Ten community leaders have signed agreements to help further restore their severely eroded coastline during a high level event organised by the Ministry of Marine […]

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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 […]