Month: January 2018
Community Based Marine Protected Areas: A conversation with Trudiann Dale of Conservation International in Timor-Leste
January 23, 2018The 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 […]Interview
Traditional Management of Marine Resources: What conservationists can learn from communities.
January 23, 2018DSCP: 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 […]Interview
Insights about the Bazaruto (Mozambique) Fishers. By Isabelle Giddy from the Endangered Wildlife Trust.
January 21, 2018Orientation 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, […]Interview | Project Partner
Business & Dugong Conservation: An interview with two business leaders
January 15, 2018Recently, 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 […]Interview
“Happy New Year!” from the Dugong and Seagrass Conservation Project
January 01, 2018Dear Partner, The Dugong and Seagrass Conservation Project marked another year of conservation success stories. In 2017, we critically reviewed of our achievements and challenges and acted on many lessons learned to improve the way we address the drivers of dugongs and seagrasses loss. Our 26 Partners across the eight project countries worked hard during […]Project Partner