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Alternative Sustainable Livelihoods for Coastal Communities – A Review of experience and guide to best practice

This document will help the reader understand the complexity of coastal livelihoods. It focuses on the emergence of alternative livelihoods (also known as alternative income generating activities – AIGs), examining the role they have played in contributing to sustainable natural resource use and management in marine and coastal environments. The document ends by recommending a […]
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The Maputo Bay Ecosystem

This book presents the current knowledge about Maputo Bay in Mozambique, the largest coastal embayment in the country and a major feature along the eastern African coastline. Located on the fringe of the tropical Western Indian Ocean, Maputo Bay is a rich natural complex estuarine system forming a vast and heterogeneous environment with a diverse […]
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A Field Guide to the Seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean Islands

A Field Guide to the Seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean Islands Third Edition – is completely revised. Packed with 1,650 species of plants and animals from all coastal habitats, 155 pages of stunning watercolour illustrations and hundreds of detailed line drawings, this riveting guide is an invaluable source of information for […]
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Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science -Vol 2, No 1 (2003)

The Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science (WIOJMS) provides an avenue for the wide dissemination of high quality research generated in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region. This journal issue covers an interesting array of articles such as: The Fringing Reef Coasts of Eastern Africa—Present Processes in Their Long-term Context, Water Quality in the […]
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WIOMSA Newsbrief – March 2005 – Volume 10, No 1

We are pleased to present the March, 2005 WIOMSA Newsbrief which covers an interesting array of articles: WIOMSA’s future discussed in Mombasa WIOMSA’s future discussed in Mombasa, Potential for sustainable dolphin tourism, New understanding of reef fish spawning, Latest technology used in mangrove studies and many more articles
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