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Raja Ampat island

Marine Conservation organizations in Asia, Australasia and the Pacific region

Dakshin Foundation

#2203, 8th Main, D Block, MCECHS Layout, Sahakar Nagar, Bengaluru - 560 092, Karnataka, India

Region Active

Asia

Non-profit NGO

Activity

Marine conservation awareness and education, Citizen science, Protection of marine life, Biodiversity

Description

Dakshin Foundation’s mission is to inform and advocate conservation and natural resource management, while promoting and supporting sustainable livelihoods, social development and environmental justice. Their work aims at building community capacities for conservation and the benefits thereof. The marine component of their work focuses on biodiversity and resource monitoring, including sustainable fishing and a marine flagships programme which includes sea turtles, sharks and rays, sea snakes and coral reefs, in each instance engaging the community in monitoring and conservation initiatives.

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