Project News & Field Updates

PhD opportunity: Seagrass, ecosystem services and management in the Indo-Pacific – based in Sweden

December 18, 2018

Dear Colleagues, We received this notification from our friends at the Dugong MoU… Please see below a PhD opportunity within a project focusing on seagrass, ecosystem services and management in the Indo-Pacific. The opportunity is at Campus Gotland, Uppsala University in Sweden. The deadline for applications is 18 January 2019. More information can be found […]

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Partners present Project to Ecological Society of Australia’s Annual Conference

December 06, 2018

The Project Coordination Team was invited by one of the grant recipient of the MbZ Fund to give a presentation about the project at the symposium “Challenge: How to investigate long-lived organisms within 3-year funding cycles?”, part of the 2018 Annual Conference of the Ecological Society of Australia. The conference took place in Brisbane on […]

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Talent show with prizes raises money and awareness for aluminium can recycling programme

November 25, 2018

Our partners in the Solomon Islands are organizing a charity concert to help promote and fund raise for their aluminium can recycling programme. The programme is designed to encourage the collection and recycling of aluminum cans from littering the sea and forest floors of the beautiful Solomon Islands. Have a talent? Don’t hide it, let […]

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Poster raises awareness for aluminium can recycling programme in the Solomon Islands

November 25, 2018

Our partners in the Solomon Islands created an awareness poster that will be displayed at key public locations around the project site. The poster is particularly relevant to programme to offer compensation to people who collect aluminium cans for an aluminium can recycling developed by our partners. The goal is to reduce the number of […]

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Madagascar Project featured by UN Environment

November 21, 2018

UN Environment Website: How community action is helping vulnerable marine mammals stage a comeback in Madagascar. Once again, UN Environment website is featuring the dugong project – particularly the work of our Project Partner in Madagascar Community Centred Conservation. C3 has provided numerous economic incentives to the local community, including various farming activities, UN Environment […]

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Dugong and Seagrass Conservation Awareness Displays from Sri Lanka

October 21, 2018

Our Partners in Sri Lanka (LK4) produced two dugong and seagrass conservation posters. Each is attended to raise awareness of the threats to dugong and seagrass, as well as what organizations and individuals can do to reduce these threats. Dugong and Segrass Awareness Leaflet (A4) Dugong and Seagrass Awareness Poster

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Newsletter from Mozambique (Portuguese & English)

October 10, 2018

Here is the October 2018 newsletter from our Project Partners in Mozambique. We hope you enjoy… Download Portuguese version Here: Boletim informativo – conservacao de dugongos – OUTUBRO 2018 Download English version here… Newsletter ENGLISH – OCTOBER 2018

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Your vote can help dugongs win a million bucks! Dugong-based AI project is a Google Impact Challenge finalist

October 09, 2018

We need your help. Our Aussie Friends at Murdoch University are finalists for the Google Impact Challenge. They need our votes to help them win a million bucks for dugongs and seagrass. Its easy to vote, just click here and go vote. Or, copy and paste this link into your browser: https://impactchallenge.withgoogle.com/australia2018/charities/dugong-detector-murdoch-university-aus With your help […]

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Tourism guidelines for interacting with dugongs produced by our partners in Vanuatu

September 20, 2018

Vanuatu is a special place – white sandy beaches, amazing reefs, beautiful landscapes and approachable dugongs. That’s right, many divers and water sports enthusiasts in Vanuatu are able to get up close and personal with dugongs – often finding themselves able to observe dugongs from very close. Our Project Parterres, the Vanuatu Environmental Science Society, […]

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