There was a resounding agreement amongst panelists in today’s Toko telo session on effective community-led mangrove management: it is essential to involve the community in the planning and implementing mangrove conservation right from the start.
Explore the latest edition of Hooked, celebrating mangrove forests
Ahead of International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem, hear from a Blue Ventures blue carbon scientist about how communities in Madagascar are working to protect these precious forests – and the climate
In this mangrove-dense region of Indonesia where mud crab fishing is the primary livelihood, six communities are working together to conserve the ecosystem.
Women in Fisheries 8: Nurain Lapolo is the first female director of Japesda, a community-based organisation that works with small-scale fishing communities in Gorontalo and Central Sulawesi, Indonesia
Meet Ambanja’s fuelwood producers who are preserving northwest Madagascar’s mangrove forests by planting brown salwood trees to sustainably produce charcoal for cooking
Launch of first widely accessible tool to map and monitor mangrove forests at a locally relevant scale, helping guide mangrove conservation and restoration projects worldwide
We’ve partnered with the newly launched Only One media platform to tell stories inspired by our community-led marine conservation work around the coastal tropics.
A new blue carbon methodology has added mangrove & seagrass conservation as verified sources of emission reductions, helping to safeguard these ecosystems and bolster coastal resilience.
Lalao Aigrette’s, Blue Ventures’ National Blue Forests Programme Lead in Madagascar, recent article in WIOMSA’s magazine discusses participatory mangrove conservation in the Bay of Assassins.