Ocean Great Ideas: What we can learn from a World Conservation Congress on Locally Managed Marine Areas

Blue Ventures works to connect Locally Managed Marine Area (LMMA) leaders from around the world, and organized in 2012 a workshop at the IUCN  World Conservation Congress in South Korea. The event brought together 16 LMMA representatives from countries including Fiji, Kenya, Vietnam, Papua New Guinea, India and Madagascar. They shared how their LMMAs were established and discussed practical ways to tackle common conservation challenges. The workshop enabled them to forge strong relationships that now underpin ongoing dialogue among LMMA communities worldwide. Inspiring insights…

“We must make the movement, conservation a movement of the people. If we can make it a program of the people, by the people, and for the people, then conservation will be successful and peace will prevail around the Globe.”
K.G. Mohammed, Minicoy Island, Lakshadweep, India

Source: blueventures.org

What we can learn from a World Conservation Congress on Locally Managed Marine Areas / Ocean Great Ideas
What we can learn from a World Conservation Congress on Locally Managed Marine Areas / Ocean Great Ideas What we can learn from a World Conservation Congress on Locally Managed Marine Areas / Ocean Great Ideas

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