Project News & Field Updates
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Preliminary Investigations into Depleted Dugong Populations in North West Sri Lanka

January 01, 2016

by Ranil Nanayakkara, BEAR, Sri Lanka Preliminary investigatory surveys conducted by BEAR (Biodoversity Education And Research) have confirmed that local fisher folk are aware of the presence of dugongs in the waters around the small islets and off the main seaboard of North West Sri Lanka. Their information provides material evidence for further action. The […]

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Catalysing Marine Conservation in the Coral Triangle

January 01, 2016

by Martin Muir Blue Ventures, Timor Leste At the crossroads of Asia and the Pacific lies Asia’s newest country, a remote and mountainous island whose name translates as ‘East of East’. Fringed with rich coral reefs and dense mangrove forests, local mythology recounts that Timor-Leste was borne from the body of a giant crocodile that […]

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Sahamalaza Community Based Conservation Madagascar National Parks & COSAP

January 01, 2016

Madagascar National Parks (MNP) organised a meeting with 15 COSAP Bureau members on 13-14 November 2015. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss and agree on activities for the coming months. It was agreed that, since many of the COSAP Bureau members have never seen a dugong, a training session on the physical, biological […]

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WE WOULD LIKE TO SAY A REALLY BIG THANK YOU TO …..

January 01, 2016

MOJO INK For developing our project branding, including our magnificent new logo, brand guidelines and various communication collateral such as letterhead, roll-ups, folders, MS templates, etc. Mojo Ink www.Mojoink.com +971 2 444 33 58 TRANG CARVING GROUP & SAN For sending us the beautifully crafted wooden dugong keyrings and sculptures which we handed out to […]

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PROJECT LOGO & BRAND GUIDELINES

January 01, 2016

Our identity sums up everything we stand for

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Launching the Project: The Inception Workshop

October 27, 2015

"The workshop reminded me how interconnected conservation needs to be."

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Project Communication Pledge

October 15, 2015

We largely rely upon the information and stories sent to us by our partners to communicate the progress of the project to wider audiences. As such we have developed a few ‘essential’ guidelines which form Annex 4 of the Project Funding Agreement. We would like to take this opportunity to highlight these guidelines once again: […]

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Our First Half-Yearly Progress Report

July 31, 2015

The GEF DSCP first half yearly report was completed and sent at the end of July 2015. This report was received with compliments by our UNEP Task Manager, Mr Max Zieren. A full copy of the report can be found here:

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Fishing Communities Reap Dividends from Marine Protection

July 04, 2015

A landmark study from the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar highlights compelling economic benefits of locally led fisheries management Marine protection pays. This is the striking conclusion of a recent study evaluating fisheries management efforts by coastal communities in Madagascar. Marine scientists from Blue Ventures Conservation studied octopus landings in the remote southwest of the […]

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Field Update: C3, Madagascar – Summer 2015

July 04, 2015

Background to C3 Madagascar C3 Madagascar has been working in Nosy Hara Marine Park, in northern Madagascar, since 2009, using the dugong as an iconic marine species to benefit wider marine biodiversity conservation and community development within the region. Our efforts have expanded interest in dugongs nationwide across all marine NGOs since coordinating the first […]

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