In this vital year, all eyes will be on the ability of the policy makers to deliver real change. Mangroves hold unmatched benefits for people, planet and resilience and should be part of the solution.
On this year’s IUCN World Conservation Congress, Save our Mangroves Now! will launch the “Guiding Principles on Sustainable Mangrove Ecosystem Management” – a guidance for national policy decision-makers responsible for conservation, restoration, protection and sustainable management of mangrove ecosystems.
The launch event will take place on 7 September 2021 from 15h15 – 16h15 CET at the Oceans & Islands Pavilion.
The event will also be available online:
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Join us for a captivating discussion on the beneﬁts of mangrove ecosystems to restore biodiversity, protect livelihoods and mitigate against the impacts of the climate crisis. Together we can mobilise action to restore mangrove habitats, our #RootsOfHope, across the globe.
The principles have been developed and are presented by Save our Mangroves Now! (SOMN) – a joint initiative between WWF, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Wetlands International and the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).