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IUCN Publication

Legal frameworks for mangrove governance, conservation and use : assessment summary

The assessment includes a global review of literature and legal information on international and national law and policy, a desk assessment of mangrove-related legal instruments in India, Kenya and Mexico, and an in-depth evaluation of effectiveness of mangrove-related law in Costa Rica, Madagasc

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2018
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Increasing success and effectiveness of mangrove conservation investments : a guide for project developers, donors and investors

Mangroves are among the most important ecosystems on the planet. They provide nursery grounds for a wide variety of marine and landbased species, sustain livelihoods of coastal populations, and protection from ocean swell and extreme weather events.

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2018
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Philippines : in the forefront of the mud crab industry

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2017
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Mangrove-related policy and institutional frameworks in Pakistan, Thailand and Viet Nam

Mangroves provide an array of benefits to coastal communities, but in spite of their many values, mangroves in Asia continue to be converted to other land uses and sustainable financing for their protection has not been forthcoming.

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2016
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Sustainability of small grants

IUCN Sri Lanka is the National Secretariat of Mangroves for the Future (MFF) regional initiative that is being implemented in the country since 2008.

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2015
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African solutions in a rapidly changing world = Solutions africaines dans un monde qui change rapidement

In this publication, several case studies from the African continent illustrate the "nature-based solutions" approach and offer hope that effective solutions to the climate change dilemma can be addressed through local responses that also achieve mutual benefits for biodiversity conservation and

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2015
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Calling for democracy?

The Responsive Forest Governance Initiative (RFGI) is an Africa-wide environmental-governance research and training program focusing on enabling responsive and accountable decentralization to strengthen the representation of forest-based rural people in local-government decision making.

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2015
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Bangladesh Sundarban delta vision 2050 : a first step in its formulation : document 2 : a compilation of background information

The Bangladesh Sundarban delta, comprising the mangrove forest and neighbouring landscape, supports the largest array of life forms among ecosystems of a similar type.

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2014
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Bangladesh Sundarban delta vision 2050 : a first step in its formulation : document 1 : the vision

The Bangladesh Sundarban delta, comprising the mangrove forest and neighbouring landscape, supports the largest array of life forms among ecosystems of a similar type.

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2014
Non IUCN Publication

Mangroves for coastal defence : guidelines for coastal managers & policy makers

Mangroves are an incredibly important habitat, providing essential services for both people and nature. This guidebook provides an in-depth analysis  on the role that mangroves play in defense against waves, storms, tsunamis, erosion and sea level rise.

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2014
IUCN Publication

Safe havens : protected areas for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation

This publication presents 18 case studies to demonstrate how Protected Areas (PAs) can be better managed for disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA).

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2014
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Small grants, large gains : lessons from MFF Small Grant Facility Projects in Sri Lanka (2011-2013)

Mangroves for the Future (MFF) is a partnership-based regional initiative promoting investments in coastal ecosystems that support sustainable development.

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2013
IUCN Publication

Can Gio Mangrove Biosphere Reserve evaluation 2012

The goal of this study is to evaluate the current status, the dynamics, and the ecosystem services, as well as ecosystem service values of the mangrove forest of Can Gio.

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2012
Non IUCN Publication

Manual for mangrove monitoring in the Pacific Islands region

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2012
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Beach forests species and mangrove associates in the Philippines

This book aims to introduce beach forest species and mangrove associates to researchers and the general public alike, and to describe their traditional and commercial uses based on recent research and older literature.

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2012
IUCN Publication

A regional synthesis of results and lessons from Mangroves for the Future Small Grant Projects : 2009-11

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2012
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An appraisal of challenges in the sustainable management of the micro-tidal barrier-built estuaries and lagoons in Sri Lanka

This study, based on a colloquium, field assessments of development activities and technical analyses pertaining to barrier-built estuaries and lagoons, was inspired by the positive response to a preceding report captioned <a href=”http

Non IUCN Publication

Life on Fiji's mangrove trees

The mangrove ecosystem is amongst the worlds richest in terms of its biodiversity. In Fiji, there are eight tree species that make up the mangrove forest. Life on Fiji’s Mangrove Trees is an Environment Science reader for school students in Fiji and other Pacific Islands.

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2011
Non IUCN Publication

In search of biohappiness : biodiversity and food, health and livelihood security

This book describes how an era of biohappiness, based on the conservation and sustainable and equitable use of biodiversity, can be launched.

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2011
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An appraisal of mangrove management in micro-tidal estuaries and lagoons in Sri Lanka

This study was inspired by observations and experiences from post-tsunami (2004) mangrove planting and ‘restoration’ work in the country.

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2011
Non IUCN Publication

World atlas of mangroves

This atlas provides the first truly global assessment of the state of the world's mangroves.

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2010
IUCN Grey Literature

Are the mangroves for the future : empirical evidence of the value of Miani Hor Mangrove Ecosystem as the basis for investments

This study focuses on Damb Village, Balochistan, which is a site of a naturally occurring mangrove forest in Miani Hor lagoon. The latest mangrove vegetation map prepared by SUPARCO using SPOT imagery in 2003 suggests that 86,727 ha are under mangrove forests along Pakistan’s coast.

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2010
IUCN Grey Literature

Protecting and conserving vs. replanting and rehabilitation

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2010
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Climate proof : a four step guide for coastal projects

Scientific evidence suggests that variations in temperature, weather patterns and sea level will impact coastal ecosystems and communities.

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2010
IUCN Publication

Mangroves : soldiers of our coasts

This children’s book describes mangroves and all the essential services they provide: livelihoods for coastal communities, shelter for rich biodiversity, absorption of CO2, providing clean water, and protection from storms, hurricanes and tsunamis.

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2010
IUCN Publication

For the people, by the people : results and lessons from a small grants programme

This booklet documents the achievements of selected projects of the Mangroves for the Future (MFF) Small Grants Programme in Sri Lanka, with emphasis on drawing lessons to improve future project performance.

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2010
IUCN Grey Literature

From village to lagoon : the BMZ project in Puttalam, Sri Lanka

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2009
IUCN Grey Literature

Prawn farms, the Supreme Court and IUCN : on-the-ground impediments to conservation

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2009
IUCN Grey Literature

Ecologically and socio-economically sound coastal ecosystem rehabilitation and conservation in tsunami-affected countries of the Indian Ocean : annual report 2008

This document reports on progress made during the second year of the project (January 1 – December 31 2008). A financial report covering the same period has been prepared and submitted along with this document.

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2009
IUCN Publication

Children's perception of the environment : a teacher's toolkit for investigating coastal and marine ecosystems in Asia

The goal of this toolkit is to help promote environmental stewardship and increase awareness of marine and coastal ecosystems among schoolchildren in Asia through the use of creative, investigative approaches.

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2009
IUCN Grey Literature

Ecologically and socio-economically sound coastal ecosystem rehabilitation and conservation in tsunami-affected countries of the Indian Ocean : annual report 2007

This document reports on progress made during the first year of the project (January 1 – December 31 2007). A financial report covering the same period has been prepared and submitted along with this document.

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2008
IUCN Publication

Socioeconomic and ecological monitoring toolkit : Huraa Mangrove Nature Reserve

In this toolkit, we focus on both human (socioeconomic) and biophysical (ecological) aspects of monitoring. Socioeconomic monitoring normally focuses on people’s knowledge and attitude towards an ecosystem as well as their natural resource use and dependence.

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2008
IUCN Publication

Mangroves

Mangroves are among the most important ecosystems on the planet. They provide food and protection for a huge variety of marine and land-based species, sustain livelihoods of coastal populations, and provide protection from ocean swell and extreme weather events.

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2008
IUCN Publication

Mangroves for the future : a strategy for promoting investment in coastal ecosystem conservation 2007-2012

Mangroves are among the most valuable ecosystems providing food and protection for a large number of marine and land-based organisms, livelihoods for coastal populations, and protection from ocean swell and other extreme weather events for low-lying coastal areas.

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2007
IUCN Grey Literature

Mangroves for the future : promoting investment in coastal ecosystem conservation

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2006
IUCN Publication

Valuation, rehabilitation and conservation of mangroves in tsunami affected areas of Hambantota, Sri Lanka : economic valuation of tsunami affected mangroves

This book presents the economic justification for including mangrove rehabilitation and restoration efforts in current tsunami reconstruction projects in Sri Lanka.

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2006
IUCN Publication

Managing mangroves for resilience to climate change

Building resilience into mangrove conservation plans requires an understanding of how mangroves will respond to climate changes, what factors help them survive these changes, and, consequently, which mangroves are most likely to survive these changes.

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2006
Non IUCN Publication

Akanda et Pongara : plages et mangroves

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2005
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Manejo integral de los manglares por comunidades locales Caribe de Colombia

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2004
IUCN Publication

Assessment of marine biodiversity, ecosystem health, and resource status in mangrove forests in Mnazi Bay Ruvuma Estuary Marine Park

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2004
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Bengal tiger in the Bangladesh Sundarbans

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2004
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Mangroves of East Africa

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2003
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Manglares : sustento local versus ganancia empresarial

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2002
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Mangroves : subsistance locale vs profits des entreprises

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2002
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Mangroves : local livelihoods vs. corporate profits

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2002
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Atlas of mangrove wetlands of India, part I: Tamil Nadu

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2002
IUCN Publication

An assessment of the status of biodiversity in the Maduganga mangrove estuary

The Maduganga estuary and mangrove islets are a complex coastal wetland ecosystem situated in the southern part of Sri Lanka. Currently not a protected area, Maduganga has been recognised as a priority wetland for conservation because of its rich biodiversity.

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2002
IUCN Publication

Humedales de centroamérica : síntesis de veintisiete estudios e iniciativas sobre educación, investigación, manejo y conservación de humedales y zonas costeras

Presenta una síntesis, con lenguaje sencillo y accesible a todo tipo de público, de cada uno de los proyectos ejecutados por el Area temática de humedales y zonas costeras para Mesoamérica de la Oficina regional para Mesoamérica de UICN.

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2001
IUCN Publication

Inventario nacional de los humedales de Guatemala

Este documento es la primera edición del inventario nacional de los humedales de Guatemala y constituye el inicio de un proceso dinámico en el conocimiento de los humedales guatemaltecos, su localización, tamaño, principales características y funciones.

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2001
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Coral reefs, mangroves and seagrasses : a sourcebook for managers

11% of all coral reefs have been damaged beyond recovery or totally destroyed; another 16% were damaged in 1998 by climate change related to coral bleaching. More than 50% of the world’s mangrove forests have been cleared without understanding the enormous value of these muddy coastal forests.

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2001

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