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Sustainable Coastal and Marine Management

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Sustainable Coastal and Marine Management – helping organisations to plan and achieve sustainable solutions in coastal and marine environments.

  • Island Rescue – a project designed to promote a comprehensive national conservation and sustainable use framework for Australian islands, including a National Island Biosecurity Initiative. To download a copy, please click here:
  • Environmental Management Systems: Facilitation and development of river based Environmental Management Systems for oyster growers in the Camden Haven and Hastings Rivers in NSW, Australia
  • Environmental Best Practice for coastal and estuarine marine resource users: Development and implementation of best-practice resources for sustainable coastal and marine users to reduce local stresses on near-shore coastal ecosystems in northern NSW
  • Blue Carbon Australia – a program designed to create a tidal wetlands greenhouse gas offset protocol for the Voluntary Carbon Market to facilitate the use of carbon offsets to promote the protection, management and restoration of coastal ecosystems - mangroves, saltmarsh and seagrass.
  • BlueCarbon AsiaPacific – working in partnership with UNEP GRID Arendal to highlight the fundamental role of our marine ecosystems in maintaining a balanced climate and mainstream a Blue Carbon agenda into national climate change initiatives in the Coral Triangle and Pacific
  • Pacific Climate Adaptation –  assisting Pacific Island nations in the development of climate adaptation strategies.
  • Strategic Planning for WWF Antarctica and the Southern Ocean Initiative: Facilitating the development of WWF’s plans for conservation of Antarctic Southern Ocean biodiversity.

 

 

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The International Blue Carbon Initiative
mitigating climate change through the conservation and restoration of coastal and marine ecosystems
Ghostnets Australia
An alliance of 22 indigenous communities from coastal northern Australia supporting Indigenous Rangers to remove ghost nets and marine debris
Project Lihou
explored the wilderness of this “Serengeti of the sea”. Though rarely visited by humans, its remoteness does not mean it is untouched by the effects of our everyday lives
EarthWire
environmental news service provides a daily overview of the environment as reported in the media
Blue Carbon Portal
an online community resource and professional networking, brings together the latest knowledge and resources
TED
Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world