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Mangrove Watch aims to promote awareness on the importance of mangroves to fisheries, the coastal environment and the fauna that depend on it.

We will bring you all the latest news on mangroves including media releases, reports and activities relevant to mangroves around the world and in Australia.

If you want to know what's happening in the world of mangroves then Mangrove Watch is your first point of call.

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Mangroves and Mud

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 February 2011 15:58 Written by Mangrove Hub Friday, 11 February 2011 14:54

An exhibition by Lindsay Titmarsh

If you're near Gympie - go check out Lindsay Titmarsh's Mangroves & Mud exibition featuring photos taken in the vast combined estuaries of the Mary and Susan Rivers highlighting the natural beauty of what many people perceive to be just a stinging mosquito and sandfly ridden mangrove swamp.

The exhibition runs from 22nd February to 2nd April in The Gympie Times Exhibition Space in the Gympie Regional Gallery, 39 Nash St, Gympie.

On Saturday 2nd April at 1pm there will be a lunchtime Lecture by Professor Norm Duke from Mangrovewatch discussing his involvement in this very worthwhile environmental group.

 

Prince of Wales Speech

Last Updated on Friday, 11 February 2011 15:03 Written by Mangrove Hub Friday, 11 February 2011 14:24

A speech by HRH The Prince of Wales to the Low Carbon Prosperity Summit at the European Parliament, Brussels

In a speech to the European Parliament, Prince Charles touches on the impacts of climate change, the health and productivity of our oceans as well as the clearance of mangroves and the serious impact this will have on the release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere over the next 50 years.

View the full text of Prince Charles' speech.

 

Wetlands Australia Magazine

Last Updated on Friday, 11 February 2011 15:04 Written by Mangrove Hub Wednesday, 09 February 2011 17:41

Read about MangroveWatch and other interesting projects in the recent edition of Wetlands Australia magazine

Get the latest news about Mangrove Watch (on page 26) and other wetlands stories from the latest issue of Wetlands Australia.

 

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 November 2010 12:28 Written by Mangrove Hub Sunday, 14 November 2010 12:19

Promoting MangroveWatch on Ocean Whispers

MangroveWatching – getting down and dirty for a healthier environment!

Read the article by Norm Duke on the Ocean Whispers blog site for the Australian Marine Environment Protection Association (AUSMEPA)

It would be great to get some MangroveWatchers adding their comments with the AusMepa blog on mangrovewatch in BMR.

 

Mangroves: a vital ecosystem in need

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 November 2010 09:04 Written by Mangrove Hub Wednesday, 10 November 2010 08:38

THEY MAY NOT LOOK like (or smell) like much, but mangroves are a veritable treasure trove of species and an extremely important ecosystem.

Australian Geographic article on the importance of mangroves and the work of MangroveWatch in bringing concerned environmental citizens and scientists together to gather information that is vital to understand the health of our coasts and estuaries.

Read the full article here at Australian Geographic

 

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Australia's Mangroves - the book

The authoritative guide to Australia’s mangrove plants.

Author: Norm Duke, Design & Layout: Diana Kleine. To see more details of this book - click on the link below

Australia's Mangroves - the book

Getting Involved

If you would like to find out more about us or if you like to initiate your own MangroveWatch group within your area, please contact someone at the Mangrove Hub. We will be happy to help.

  • Mangrove Hub Facilitator
  • Dr Norm Duke
  • MangroveWatch Ltd
    ABN: 44 153 297 771
  • PO Box 1250,
  • Elanora Q 4221
  • Mangrove Hub Email

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