Dugong and Seagrass Project in the News

November 13, 2016

The Dugong and Seagrass Conservation Project recently organized the 2nd Executive Project Steering Committee held on the 1st and 2nd of November, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. To publicize the event, the Project Coordinating Committee and our project partners in Malaysia organized a media event that met some success. Here is are several links to the resulting media coverage.

Listed below are the various AR newspapers in which the Dugong and Seagrass Conservation Project was featured, in order of the potential viewership (in terms of circulation):

In Abu Dhabi

1. Al Bayan Newspaper (potential viewership: 463,962)

2. Al Ittihad Newspaper (potential viewership: 265,245)

3. Al Khaleej (potential viewership: 202,026)

4. Emirates News Agency (WAM) (potential viewership: 3,589)

In Malaysia and Singapore

1. Malaysian Digest (CMS Dugong MoU focused; potential viewership: 162,228)

2. Wild Singapore (mention of both the GEF Project and of the CMS Dugong MoU; potential viewership: 175,473,479)

3. Astro Awani

4. The Borneo Post Online (potential viewership: 188,541)

5. Astro Awani (Film of the media event that took place with Datuk Ismail, Director General of the Department of Fisheries Malaysia, on 02 November and the CMS Dugong MoU Secretariat/Donna’s intervention)