Here we explain our projects in narrative, hoping to capture the essence of effectiveness so that it might be replicated by others.

Our projects are underway and our project partners have established themselves within the communities and ecosystems across the dugong range. Our projects in all countries are returning impressive results. Here we highlight and present case studies that explain our approach to conservation.

Data-Driven Research Results in Sound Policy in Vanuatu

Policy is one of the four key components of the Dugong and Seagrass Conservation Project and a vital element in the conservation process. To enshrine these species’ protection in legislation is to...

The Power of Education and Awareness: Indonesia

A central component of the Dugong and Seagrass Conservation Project is the work done to spread education and awareness of key threats to the species and its habitat, as well as how...

Homestays in Timor-Leste Transform Tourists into Citizen Scientists

Achieving lasting conservation requires a truly multi-dimensional approach that incorporates education, legislation and research; however, its longevity often comes down to providing sufficient incentives for local people to engrain environmental stewardship in...

Communities Come Together to Conserve Dugongs and Seagrasses in Madagascar

The conservation of dugong populations and their seagrass habitat depends as much on the engagement and involvement of local communities as on scientific research and legislative measures. Without their support, the longevity...