Dugong and Seagrass Toolkit Selected Among Top 25 UAE Government Innovations

The Dugong and Seagrass Toolkit has been selected as one of the 25 most noteworthy innovations in the Government sector of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Government Innovation. The selection was determined after a rigorous screening and assessment process where several contenders showcased their projects over a period of one year.

08 June 2021

Call for concept notes launched by the CMS Dugong MOU Secretariat

The CMS Dugong MoU Secretariat is excited to announce the launch of a new call for concept notes until 17th May 2021 to support community-led activities that address key threats to dugongs and seagrass. 

29 April 2021

Launch of the Dugong & Seagrass Hub

In recognition of World Seagrass Day 2021, we are thrilled to announce the official launch of the Dugong & Seagrass Hub. The Hub is a communal platform for dugong and seagrass conservationists to collate and share information, resources, best practice and lessons learned working to conserve seagrass ecosystems in dugong range states.

01 March 2021

Project Manager Vacancy: Dugong and Seagrass Conservation Project in Mozambique

Abu Dhabi, 9th December 2020 - The Dugong MOU Secretariat is pleased to share a call for Expressions of Interest in the position of Project Manager for

09 December 2020

Adapting to the Covid-19 Pandemic: Remote Training for Dugong Catch and Bycatch Questionnaire

Abu Dhabi, September 2020 - As the world continues to be affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, our partner in Indonesia, YAPEKA has been finding creative 

01 October 2020

Documentary Film: Community-based Dugong Tracking in Northern Australia

We are pleased to share this short documentary of community-based dugong tracking with permission from the Li-Anthawirriyarra Sea Rangers in Australia’s Northern Territory.

08 July 2020

Community-based Spirulina Farming in Indonesia

Despite the uncertainties and restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, activities under the Seagrass Ecosystem Services Project are getting underway. The project is led by the CMS Dugong MOU Secretariat as part of the International Climate Initiative (IKI), supported by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU). 

25 June 2020

In Memoriam: Fiona Bartlett

The CMS Dugong MOU Secretariat most regretfully shares the sad news that Fiona Bartlett, the Dugong MOU Focal Point for Australia, passed away on Friday 22 May 2020.

27 May 2020

CMS Office - Abu Dhabi : A Decade of Achievements

Dugong Questionnaire Yields Unprecedented Insights into Species Distribution and Abundance

12 January 2020