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Oceans of plenty video (Video requires Realplayer)

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Marine litter video (Video requires Realplayer)

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Rivers of life, Oceans of plenty videos


An educational film produced by the ASCLME and the Nairobi Convention (Video requires Realplayer)

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WIO-Lab demonstration sites videos


A wetland-lagoon system for wastewater management at Shimo La Tewa Prison, Mombasa - Kenya

The goal of the project is to demonstrate a sustainable manner of pollution control of Mtwapa Creek by designing and constructing a coupled wetland-lagoon sewage treatment system at Shimo la Tewa Prison in Mombasa. The aim is to treat wastewater emanating from the prison premises by use of natural systems with minimum energy requirements, while exploring opportunities for recycling of treated wastewater for irrigation and aquaculture.

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Use of native species to control soil erosion within The Black River Gorges National Park - Mauritius

This pilot project will demonstrate the feasibility of using native plants to reduce land degradation and erosion within the Black River Gorges National Park in Mauritius, in an area cleared in the past to provide pasture for deer. Storm drains will also be constructed to reduce problems associated with surface runoff. The area will be used as a demonstration site for sustainable land management using native vegetation species in the wider region.

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Integrated management and protection of the coastal zone at Itsamia, Mohéli - Comoros

The project aims at demonstrating Integrated Coastal Zone Management practices at a selected demonstration site on Itsamia beach, an important marine turtle nesting area in the Mohéli Marine Protected Area. The project introduces a community-based management approach aimed at limiting pressures from land-based activities while generating direct benefits to the community through the development of ecotourism activities.

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Enhancing the ecological function of mangroves - Mozambique

The proposed project aims at contributing towards the enhancement of the productivity and functional integrity of mangrove ecosystems in Mozambique through demonstrating effective land and resource use practices in a selected demonstration site located in the province of Nampula. The scope of the project includes restoration activities, the introduction of alternative sources of energy and building materials and the development of alternative livelihood activities.

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Application of vetiver grass for erosion and leachate control at a landfill site in Dar es Salaam - Tanzania

The project will demonstrate the potential use of vetiver grass in erosion control and leachate treatment at an old dumpsite within the Msimbazi riverbed. The aim is to promote the use of vetiver grass as an effective, affordable and sustainable measure to: (i) reduce leachate flow into the river and improvement of the water quality; (ii) reduce riverbank erosion; (iii) beautify the dumpsite area; (iv) increase community awareness; and (v) develop marketing opportunities for vetiver products.

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