CREE named United Nations International Year of Biodiversity Partner

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CREE is pleased to join a new 2010 United Nations partnership with the goal of raising awareness of the biodiversity conservation crisis worldwide. 2010 is now the International Year of Biodiversity (IYB), and this movement highlights the role biodiversity plays in our everyday lives, including the provisions it offers for fuel, medicine, and food. CREE’s livelihoods centered approach to conservation will help the United Nations highlight global projects where humans are  fostering ...

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Coral reefs-Sri Lanka

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Coral Reefs and alternative income generation: diversifying livelihoods options for climate change resiliency

Kalpitya peninsula, located on the northwestern coast of Sri Lanka in the Puttalam district, houses a unique coastal ecosystem and the largest coral reef in the southern Gulf of Mannar. The peninsula is approximately 100 kilometers in length and and borders the Puttalam lagoon on the western side, the second largest lagoon in Sri Lanka.  This dynamic and rich ecosystem has provided fisheries resources for countless generations of ...

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