Join the mangrove restoration movement


Explore the essence of mangrove restoration in this webinar recording hosted by GLFx Mindanao and Oceanus Conservation on International Mangrove Day.

The International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem is celebrated every year on 26 July, and aims to raise awareness of the importance of mangrove ecosystems as “a unique, special and vulnerable ecosystem” and to promote solutions for their sustainable management, conservation and uses.

Gain insights from mangrove restoration experts:

  • Dr. Rupesh Bhomia, a CIFOR-ICRAF scientist renowned for his expertise in tropical freshwater swamps;
  • Agatha Maxine Bedi, a Mangrove specialist from the Geospatial Database Office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)
  • Roberto Ballon, a community environmentalist and 2021 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee, who shares experiences from the frontlines of mangrove reforestation through the Association of Small Fisherfolk of Concepcion (KGMC).

Learn about the best community-led practices and discover the crucial factors determining the ideal time for mangrove planting.

Webinar: To plant or not to plant mangroves?

Publisher: Global Landscapes Forum (GLF)

Language: English

Year: 2023

Ecosystem(s): Wetlands and Peatlands

Location(s): Asia, Indonesia, Philippines

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