GREAT-BWC01 Mangrove to Stop Climate Change I

GREAT-BWC01 Mangrove to Stop Climate Change I

Mangrove to Stop Climate Change is a project targeting endangers villages or area located in coastal cities and regencies in Java Island. This project is a sustainable project organized by GREAT Indonesia and NICE Japan in cooperation with local fisherman and farmers communities since 2015. This cooperation is important because of the needs of preserving the coastal side and to stop climate change of Java Island. Java coastal area is one of the directed affected by global climate change among many of islands in the world. The project is preserving natural diversity and sea shore from the erosion and to prevent climate change impact because of significantly mangrove cutting in the 70’s-80’s along with strong waves from the ocean.

Planting mangrove and learn other aspects of mangrove: social, economic, nature.

Cutting bamboo for Planting mangrove and other trees in beach, making eco sponge, making syrup from mangrove fruits , fundraising, sharing about environment education to local people and children, conducting school visits and universities for environment education, running a green campaign in city centre, and learning to process the mangrove fruits to be snacks or food and promoting it.

Mangrove and its ecosystem from the mangrove Information centre – Pekalongan

  • To support the local initiatives of local fisher and farmer communities in protecting the sea shore by planting and seedling mangroves
  • To increase the awereness of the other local people and children to protect do sustainable action of environement protection, in coastal area in Java Island.
  • To do actions to reduce carbon offset

Homestay with host family. Volunteer will share together sleeping space separately between females and males. No bed. Need sleeping bag. Shared bathroom. Self cooking by volunteers. Volunteers will make common rules, daily cleaning team and washing team and any additional needs together for their collective living group.

Time: 13 – 17 July 2018
Duration: 5 days

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