Category: Interview

Community Based Marine Protected Areas: A conversation with Trudiann Dale of Conservation International in Timor-Leste

January 23, 2018

The Project Coordination Team for the Dugong and Seagrass Conservation Project sat down with Trudiann Dale from Conservation International in Timor-Leste to discuss Community-Based Marine Protected Areas. Conservation International has been working with two communities in Timor-Leste to develop CBMPA. Communities there have the legal authority to declare and enforce marine protected areas – making […]

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Traditional Management of Marine Resources: What conservationists can learn from communities.

January 23, 2018

DSCP: Please introduce yourself. Anselmo: My name is Anselmo Lopes Amaral. I am the Marine Program Manager for Conservation International in Timor-Leste. DSCP: How is CI involved in the Project? Where do you work? Anselmo: Conservation International is a DSCP Project Partner in Timor-Leste. We are working in Nino Konis Santana National Park (see map […]

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Insights about the Bazaruto (Mozambique) Fishers. By Isabelle Giddy from the Endangered Wildlife Trust.

January 21, 2018

Orientation to the fishers of Bazaruto As you gaze upon the waters of Bazaruto Archipelago, you wonder about the almost mythical Dugong, referred to by some as the mermaids of the ocean. Once you move beyond this, you may then appreciate the abundance of sea life – schools of fish swimming in the clear waters, […]

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Business & Dugong Conservation: An interview with two business leaders

January 15, 2018

Recently, the CMS Dugong MoU Secretariat has introduced the Dugong and Seagrass Conservation Project to two companies interested to support our conservation cause. Please meet the companies and learn more about why dugongs and seagrasses matter to them. DSCP: Please introduce yourselves. John: My name is John Roberts. I am the Group Director of Conservation […]

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Supporting Partner Interview – CMS – Abu Dhabi

May 01, 2016

Lyle Glowka Executive Coordinator Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) Office – Abu Dhabi United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Lyle is the Executive Coordinator of the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS), Abu dhabi, United Arab Emirates. A biologist and international lawyer, he has been providing legal and policy advice on biodiversity‐related issues to governments, intergovernmental organisations […]

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Project Partner Interview – MareCet Malaysia

May 01, 2016

Dr Louisa Ponnampalam Chairperson & Co-Founder, The MareCet Research Foundation Research Fellow, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpar Dr Louisa Ponnampalam is a Malaysian marine conservationist whose work focuses on the ecological research and conservation of small cetaceans and more recently, dugongs. Currently a Research Fellow at University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Louisa is also Chairperson and Co-Founder […]

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