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The Neotropical Mangrove Conservation Alliance (Mangrove Alliance) is a habitat conservation initiative of BirdLife International Partners and other organizations, that aims to conserve, restore and manage mangrove ecosystems sustainably throughout the Neotropics. Learn more »

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MANGROVE NEWS

Manglares de la laguna de OviedoLaguna de Oviedo’s community mangroves
Grupo Jaragua has just successfully finished their 18-month site-project entitled Mangroves in Laguna de Oviedo: conservation status and reforestation in areas used by local communities. [August 23, 2013]

Manglares de la laguna de OviedoManglares de la laguna de Oviedo
Grupo Jaragua finalizó exitosamente su proyecto focal de 18 meses de duración titulado Manglares de la laguna de Oviedo: estado de conservación y reforestación en áreas de uso por las comunidades locales. [Agosto 23, 2013]

Mangrove Management for the Queen Conch
The Conch Restoration Project in Lac Bay, Bonaire, was part of a three-year, IUCN awarded initiative funded by the Dutch Postcode Lottery, called “What if We Change”, which aimed to demonstrate ecosystem restoration in action around the world. [August 02, 2013]

Mangroves could survive sea-level rise if protected
Human activity is currently a bigger threat to mangroves, and the natural defences they provide against storm surges and other coastal disasters, than rising sea levels, according to a new study.
[July 31, 2013]

Mangroves can cope with sea level rise by increasing soil height
A new report shows that mangroves can adapt to rising sea levels by building up soils in some locations, allaying fears that mangroves may be lost as sea levels rise. This is important because mangroves provide risk reduction services against coastal hazards such as waves and storm surges. [July 30, 2013]

 

 

UPCOMING, CURRENT AND PAST EVENTS



26 July
World Mangrove Day


SCSCB Meeting_201327-31 July
19th Regional Meeting of the SCSCB


SMBC_201316 September
XVII Congress of the Mesoamerican Conservation Biology Society


WHSG_201317-21 September
5th Western Hemisphere Shorebird Group Meeting


Panama Audubon Society_117 September
International Coastal Cleanup Day


2013art2October
World Bird Festival and International Migratory Bird Day

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