Mangrove Reforestation & Monitoring

The Advanced Ecological Monitoring Program certification is a prestigious certification course for students seeking to gain knowledge and practice in a multitude of research techniques and demonstrate exceptional skill in performing reef surveys and data collection. This certification recognizes your commitment to coral reef monitoring and research and takes several weeks to achieve.

Explore the diverse biota within mangrove forests, understanding their vital functions.

Learn about the local mangrove coverage and the threats they face, gaining insight into the associated causes and effects.

Acquire the skills to halt mangrove destruction and actively participate in reforestation efforts.

Grasp the pivotal role of mangroves in coastal ecosystems, including their unique biological features and zonation.

Program Eligibility and Requirements

To join the Mangrove Reforestation & Monitoring Program, participants need to meet the following criteria:

  1. None. This course is open to non-divers.

Upon Enrollment in the Course, participants will be required to:

  • Attend the practical session to understand the steps required for reforestation using mangrove nurseries.
  • Learn how to collect and handle seedlings.
  • Learn how to monitor density, biodiversity, and growth/deforestation rates of mangrove forests.
  • Complete e-Learning.

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