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Blogs under category: Marine

Plastic pollution: our disposable life

Posted on: 09.11.17 In: General, Marine

Fauna & Flora International’s Director of Science, Dr Abigail Entwistle, discusses the consequences of our global addiction to throwaway plastic.

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Less effort, more reward. Good news from a Tanzanian island

Posted on: 30.10.17 In: General, Africa & Madagascar, Marine

Hannah Becker (Programme Manager, Conservation Science & Design) discusses the impacts of temporary octopus fishery closures off the coast of Pemba Island, Tanzania…

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Protecting marine biodiversity and local livelihoods in Nicaragua

Posted on: 26.06.17 In: Americas, Marine

Fauna & Flora International’s (FFI) successful ‘Oceans 5’ project along the Pacific coast of Nicaragua is now in its final year. Here, Alejandro Cotto, who manages the project, and Edgard Herrera, FFI’s Director in Nicaragua, reflect on some of the achievements from the last couple of years.

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Seals, sharks and stunning sea life: recollections from a Whitley Award winner

Posted on: 19.05.17 In: General, Eurasia, Marine

Whitley Gold Award winner Zafer Kizilkaya shares his experiences from over 20 years in conservation…

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Artificial reefs – what’s in the name?

Posted on: 14.03.17 In: General, Marine, Conservation concepts

Artificial reefs are sometimes posited as a way to help tackle the decline in coral reefs around the world. But are they up to the job?

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Fed up of beach litter? It’s time to cotton on…

Posted on: 16.12.16 In: Marine

Countless plastic cotton bud sticks pollute our seas and beaches, but what is being done to tackle the source of this plastic problem?

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Sea change – new hope for our neglected oceans

Fauna & Flora International (FFI) has recently received a second substantial grant from the Arcadia Fund to support its marine conservation work. Here, Georgina Magin reflects on some of the programme’s successes over the last four years…

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Talking microplastics at the Houses of Parliament

Posted on: 07.06.16 In: General, Marine

Daniel Steadman, Marine Plastics Projects Manager at Fauna & Flora International reflects on his recent visit to the UK Houses of Parliament, where he spoke up for our oceans at an inquiry about microplastics.

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World Turtle Day

Posted on: 23.05.16 In: Americas, Asia-Pacific & Australasia, Marine

To celebrate World Turtle Day Fauna & Flora International’s Alison Gunn and Kate West discuss how FFI are addressing some of the threats facing turtles in Nicaragua and Cambodia.

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Príncipe Island: a tiny biodiversity wonder in the Gulf of Guinea

Posted on: 04.05.16 In: Eurasia, Marine

Fauna & Flora International’s Felipe Spina and An Bollen describe their first impressions upon arriving on Príncipe Island as they work towards enhancing the island’s conservation.

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