Project News & Field Updates

Vanuatu starts the Dugong and Seagrass Conservation Project Activities

January 01, 2016

The launch of the National Vanuatu Dugong and Seagrass Conservation Project was held on 3rd December, heralding the kick-off of project activities. The event created significant interest in the media with a half page story in the Daily Post, the country’s only daily newspaper, and mentions on national TV and radio news, in news blogs […]

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Raising Awareness in Indonesia

January 01, 2016

On January 14, 2015 in Morowalli District, South Sulawesi Province, a two-meter female dugong was trapped alive in set net named “sero”. After the dugong was checked by Fisheries Agency of Morowali, the dugong was released. On March 9, 2015 at Santigi Village, Tolitoli District, Sulawesi Tengah Province, releasing two dugongs (2.26-meter male and 2.5-meter […]

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Dugong Conservation Project Update in Madagascar

January 01, 2016

Our Fishers’ Dugong Sighting Programme has been a success, with adults and calves spotted in the mornings swimming around the small islands of the Marine Park since April 2015. This means that the population, though small, is still reproductively viable with new generations of dugongs surviving in the protected area. No hunting or accidental mortalities […]

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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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