The East African coast is faced with a rapidly deteriorating marine environment and EAWLS has since 2004 been working to encourage coastal communities to take ownership of their marine resources, and to manage them sustainably.
EAWLS is working to establish even more Beach Management Units (BMUs) who will in turn manage even more Community Conservation Areas (CCAs), thereby increasing the number of marine areas under sustainable management by local communities.
Our current and past marine projects include:
Conservation and sustainable management of Kenya’s marine and coastal resources. Read More ..