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5m Potential for Return on Investment in rehabilitation-oriented Blue Carbon projects

Abstract Opportunities to boost climate change mitigation and adaptation (CCMA) and sustainable conservation financing may lie in enhancing blue carbon

1y How do we help deliver systems-level sustainability innovation for responsible global brands?

This peer-review research paper takes a deep dive to discover how our inclusive fishing-net value chain helped to deliver sustainability

1y The interaction between seaweed farming as an alternative occupation and fisher numbers in the central Philippines

Abstract Alternative occupations are frequently promoted as a means to reduce the number of people exploiting declining fisheries. However, there

1y Is certification the answer? A consideration of local power and perspectives in a seaweed value chain

Abstract The global seaweed industry has grown rapidly over the last two decades, and its connection with both livelihoods and

1y Locally assessing the economic viability of blue carbon: A case study from Panay Island, the Philippines

Abstract Previous blue carbon studies have focused on discrete carbon stock assessments and overarching systematic reviews which broadly speculate that it may

1y Livelihood diversification for conservation: Interactions between seaweed farming and fishing in Danajon Bank, central Philippines

Abstract Livelihoods-based approaches are increasingly used within conservation projects in developing countries to help reduce the exploitation of species for

1y Challenging assumptions: the gendered nature of mosquito net fishing and the implications for management

Abstract Mosquito net fishing (MNF) is a growing activity globally, particularly in places where mass distributions of nets are a

1y Measuring the long-term success of small-scale reserves in a Philippine reef fishery.

Abstract Tropical coral reefs are subject to multiple pressures from both natural and anthropogenic sources. These pressures have caused widespread

1y Multiple ecosystem services delivery in rehabilitated mangroves: a case study on the relative benefits of abandoned pond reversion from Panay Island, Philippines

Abstract Mangroves provide vital climate change mitigation and adaptation (CCMA) ecosystem services (ES), yet have suffered extensive tropics-wide declines. To

1y Achieving net benefits: A roadmap for cross-sectoral policy development in response to the unintended use of mosquito nets as fishing gear

Recommendations in summary We recommend that the WHO, FAO, UNDP and other UN agencies recognise the need for strategic, collaborative

1y Manual for community-based mangrove rehabilitation
1y An integrated assessment of coastal fisheries in Mozambique for conservation planning

Abstract Conservation planning of coastal ecosystems is improved by quantitative data on human activities and marine habitats, though is challenging

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