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  • Mangrove project in Benin to improve local living standards

    Beyond the protection of mangroves in the Community Biodiversity Conservation Area of Bouche du Roy, the project will help to improve the living standards of the local communities, while promoting sustainable use of the ecosystem, environmental education, and ecotourism.

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  • Sustainable shrimp farming in Indonesia

    Shrimp aquaculture does not have to have a negative impact on ecosystems. When properly implemented, it presents a resilient income stream in regions with little alternative economic opportunities while protecting and restoring biodiversity.

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  • Strengthening the resilience of Peru’s largest mangrove forest

    This project aims to quantify the potential of the National Sanctuary Manglares de Tumbes as a source of carbon credits to provide local communities with a new income stream and fund ongoing management of the site.

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  • Safeguarding biodiversity and livelihoods in Madagascar

    This project aims to create, protect, restore and manage at least 2,088 ha of mangrove forest across three sites on the north-western coast of Madagascar. Having already completed a pilot phase, the project is now looking to accelerate and upscale activities with an aim to start selling carbon credits.

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  • Restoring mangroves for disaster protection in the Philippines

    Despite providing disaster risk reduction, coastal protection against floods, storms, tsunamis and sea level rise, mangrove forests are under threat. Partners Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and Coast4C (C4C) are working to protect and restore large areas of mangrove forest using their proven assisted natural regeneration approach.

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  • Blue carbon in Zanzibar

    Terra Global is structuring a project to conserve > 16,000ha of mangrove forests on the Zanzibar islands of Pemba and Unguja.

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  • Blue Carbon in Kenya

    The Wildlife Conservation Society is working with Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute in pioneering a project aimed at generating carbon credits from seagrass beds in Kenya.

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  • Blue Carbon in Indonesia

    Forest Carbon is working on a plan to conserve mangrove forests in Indonesia. With the support of the BNCFF, the company will carry out a full feasibility assessment of a coastal Mangrove ecosystem in West Kalimantan spanning more than 15,000 hectares.

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  • Tourism and MPA, Belize

    PRESS RELEASE Mirova, Iucn, Tasa, Blue Finance And Ministry Of Blue Economy Of Belize Announce Their Partnership In An Innovative Blended Finance Facility To Improve The Management Of Belize’s Marine Protected Areas & Contribute To Its Blue Economy.

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  • Seaweed farming

    The latest Blue Natural Capital Financing Facility project has Seaweed farming at its core. It is the fastest-growing aquaculture sector, offering benefits to individual farmers and communities, while at the same time bringing immense potential for biodiv

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  • Marine Protected Areas (MPA)

    While Marine Protected Areas (MPA) are spreading globally, only a few have robust compliance and enforcement mechanisms in place while the majority may not be much more than paper tigers.

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  • Selva Shrimp Kalimantan

    Since 1961 the annual global growth in fish consumption has been twice as high as population growth, demonstrating that the fisheries and aquaculture sector is crucial in meeting FAO’s goal of a world without hunger and malnutrition says Josè Graziano da Silva, former FAO Director-General. Yet, aquaculture and in particular shrimp aquaculture have had a hugely detrimental effect on coastal ecosystems. In Indonesia, this form of food production has damaged or degraded around 70 % of its mangrove forests according to the Global Mangrove Alliance.

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  • Net-Works

    On the current trajectory of plastic pollution and overfishing, there will be one tonne of plastic for every three tonnes of fish in the ocean by 2025. The most affected people are those in marginalised rural communities, especially in Southeast Asia, which is a marine biodiversity hotspot and contributes more than 60 % of the world`s marine debris.

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