WIOMSA Symposium 2022: Dugong Special Session

1 November 2022

The CMS Dugong MOU, in partnership with African Parks and the Marine Megafauna Foundation, organized a Special Session at...

New Hope for Dugongs: plans to protect and...

31 August 2022

A recent UNEP article highlights the efforts Abu Dhabi is making to restore over 20,000 ha of coastal ecosystems by 2030. ...

Tracking and Mapping Dugong Habitat Use

24 January 2022

A new study investigating the habitat use patterns of dugongs illustrates the potential benefits of satellite tracking and dynamic habitat use...

Small Drones: An affordable alternative for marine surveys

11 May 2021

Scientists at Murdoch University's Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Ecosystems recently published a study that looks at using small drones to...

Philippines Policy Analysis: Assessing community needs   

3 May 2021

A key goal of the SES project is to influence policy change in order to strengthen existing environmental policies and integrate...

DMoU Secretariat: Call for concept notes

29 April 2021

The CMS Dugong MoU Secretariat is excited to announce the launch of a new call for concept notes to...

A global bright spot: Seagrass ecosystems in the...

27 April 2021

A new study investigating the status of seagrass meadows throughout the Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) discovers a global “bright...

MareCet: Exciting steps forward for SES Project in...

31 March 2021

In March 2021, the MareCet team traveled to the Seagrass Ecosystem Services (SES) Project sites in Malaysia. This was an important...

Thailand: Improving Dugong Conservation & Ocean Waste Management

10 March 2021

On Environment Day 2020, representatives came together to sign a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at improving sustainable development in...

Blue Carbon: UNESCO Sites store 5bn tonnes of carbon dioxide 

2 March 2021

Seagrass meadows are among the most efficient blue carbon sinks on earth, and if left undisturbed the carbon will stay locked...