WWF with support from the Australian Government’s overseas aid program managed by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has been working with communities and local government in Manus Province and Madang Lagoon in Papua New Guinea and in Gizo (capital of Western Province in Solomon Islands) to plant and rehabilitate mangroves. By doing so we will be conserving biodiversity, enhancing climate change resilience and disaster risk reduction in these coastal communities, with the aim to improve livelihoods of these coastal communities. WWF Programmes
I caught up with Turamunij Merrick on Facebook and discovered that Mangrove nursery was erected over the weekend by the local villagers at Ulingan, Madang, Papua New Guinea and some planting have already taken place at the bay inlet. Picture courtesy of Turamunj Merrick Facebook .