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Continuing mangrove restoration and supporting livelihoods in Senegal

More than 100,000 inhabitants in the Sine Saloum Delta depend on the area’s bountiful mangroves for their livelihoods; honey production, agriculture, salt extraction and eco-tourism. These mangroves are crucial to maintaining resilience against future disaster, so […]

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Empowering Malaysia’s wetland tribes with access to market for craftsmanship

The way of life of the Orang Asli Gombak territory outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, has been hit hard by the pandemic. The area, which houses ten different indigenous tribes, is usually at risk from developments and illegal waste dumps, but […]

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Safeguard and restore wetlands to support people and nature through the pandemic and beyond

“Healthy wetlands are vital lifelines for  people struggling to survive through the pandemic – by supporting  local communities with training and advice we are helping them to secure safe water supplies, grow […]

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Building with Nature programme in Indonesia wins international Flood & Coast Excellence award

Our programme in Northern Java, Indonesia to stop coastal erosion through Building with Nature has won the prestigious Flood & Coast Excellence Award yesterday in […]

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Urban Wetlands for Cooler and Climate-Proof Cities

Cities are expected to account for nearly 7 billion people or two-thirds of the total global population by the year 2050. This growing urban population […]

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Which factors drive the evolution of mangrove coastlines?

To answer this question, a team of researchers conducted field experiments to gain understanding of the dynamics of mangrove systems. Their research took place in […]

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A call to ‘Pause before you plant’

By the IUCN Mangrove Specialist Group. Despite the terrifying recent fires in Australia, California and Brazil there are grounds for hope that the world could […]

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Indonesia shares Building with Nature experience to accelerate climate adaptation

On November 19th, Indonesia showed itself as a pioneer in embracing the Building with Nature approach to help protect their eroding coastline. In a virtual […]

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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 […]