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In mangrove restoration, custom solutions trump one-size-fits-all approach

By Mark Hillsdon. Originally published on Mongabay. The loss of mangrove forests worldwide is slowing, except in Asia, where there’s been a massive increase in […]

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Technical Guidelines ‘Associated Mangrove Aquaculture Farms’

This technical guideline discusses Associated Mangrove Aquaculture systems, in which part of an aquaculture pond is given up to make space for riverine mangroves. This […]

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Authorities urged to revise plans for large-scale irrigation and dam construction along Mali’s blue lifelines

Plans for large-scale irrigation and dam construction along the river Niger in Mali, require serious and urgent attention from national, regional and international authorities, according […]

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The world gets a first overview of mangrove health with Global Mangrove Watch

The world will get a much-needed overview of the state of its mangroves today as Global Mangrove Watch, a new, powerful remote sensing tool that […]

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Wetland ecosystems – the primary sites for Building with Nature

Wetlands form natural buffers against impacts of sea level rise, floods and storms, and they are vital for water and food security and local livelihoods. […]

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Ocean Forum empowers Demak community groups for coastal restoration

The 10 community groups, which have supported Building with Nature measures in Demak district in Java to restore the eroding coastline, are now organized in […]

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Accelerating adaptation through Building with Nature in Asia

Through the Building with Nature Asia initiative we accelerate adaptation by integrating nature based solutions into water related infrastructure in Asia. We are building climate […]

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Community Forum Bintoro calls for safeguarding mangroves and land subsidence problems in Demak and Semarang, Indonesia

The 10 community groups, which have supported Building with Nature measures in our project in Demak district to restore the eroding coastline, are now organised […]

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Dutch trade mission in Indonesia discusses integration of Building with Nature solutions for coastal and urban resilience

Indonesia faces unprecedented water related challenges including flooding, land subsidence, coastal erosion, and sea level rise exacerbated by climate change. During the Dutch economic mission […]