Past Projects - 2018/19

Please see below for details of past projects supported by EOCA, along with updates following the work that was carried out.
Conservation of Ringed Seals, Lake Saimaa, Finland Baby Seal.  Image Ossi Kokki
The Finnish Association for Nature Conservation (FANC) is the largest non-governmental organization for environmental protection and nature conservation in Finland. Its purpose is to protect the environment, promote nature conservation, preserve cultural heritage, and promote active citizenship and environmental awareness.
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Restoring Mangroves and Livelihoods, Aceh, Indonesia Planting Mangroves
The Banda Aceh area is still struggling with the after effects of the 2004 tsunami. All of the mangroves were lost, resulting in lack of important shade, loss of habitat for small fish and therefore food and income for the villagers and seawater now comes onto the land making it impossible to grow crops.
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Repairing paths and protecting peat bog on Cut Gate, UK Bog of Doom!  The Scale of the problem
Moors for the Future Partnership is part of the Peak District National Park Authority, whose vision is ‘The Peak District: where beauty, vitality and discovery meet at the heart of the nation”. And supports a diverse working and cherished landscape, a welcoming and inspiring place, thriving and vibrant communities and an enterprising and sustainable economy.

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Obsolete Facilities, Alps Image Steven Wassenaar
Mountain Wilderness has as its purpose, to unite mountaineers and mountain lovers throughout the world to protect mountain environments and to defend last mountain wilderness areas

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Restoring the Wetlands of the Lower Mekong Delta, Cambodia Anlung Pring.  Image Holly Pal
The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust is one of the world’s leading conservation organisations dedicated to saving wetlands for people and wildlife.
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Mending Paths and Protecting Arctic-Alpine Habitat on Carn Liath, Scotland Carn Liath
Outdoor Access Trust for Scotland conserves and protects natural heritage and environment by encouraging, developing and implementing access management projects

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A Safe Haven for Red Squirrels:  Securing their Future in Scotland Red Squirrel in Heather
Trees for Life’s vision is to rewild the Scottish Highlands by saving and restoring the globally unique Caledonian Forest and all the wildlife it contains.  The charity aims to create a wild forested landscape from valley to mountain tip, where wilderness and people thrive.
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ECO Relief Lesvos, Greece
Lighthouse Relief was founded in response to the thousands of refugees arriving every day in rubber dinghies and aims to act as a beacon in harsh conditions, standing in support of those who need it most.
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Protecting manta rays and whale sharks,  Mozambique Credit Adam Baugh
Marine Megafauna Foundation (MMF)’s  mission is to save threatened marine life using pioneering research, education and sustainable conservation solutions.
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Enhancing and safeguarding Torres del Paine’s 'O' Circuit, Chile credit Amanda Cantero
The Torres del Paine Legacy Fund is dedicated to ensuring a more sustainable future for Torres del Paine National Park and its surrounding communities. Jointly with public and private sector partners, technical and financial assistance is provided for locally led sustainability action projects that advance the long-term health of this world renowned natural wonder.
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Kozara protection and restoration, Bosnia Herzegovina Zeciji Kamen Waterfall
The aim of Klekovoca Mountaineering Society is to create conditions for mountaineering activities, protect nature through educational activities, construction and maintenance of hiking trails, organising activities and events, all giving special attention to protection and conservation of Mount Kozara.
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Plastic management in the Gulf of Honduras The scale of the problem
Fundación Mundo Azul (FUNMAZ)  promotes the sustainable use of marine resources in Guatemala’s Caribbean, through social involvement and implementation of scientific and technical processes that will benefit coastal communities.
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10,000 native trees for Froxán Community, Spain Working Hard
2 organisations are working together to create the Froxán Foundation: Verdegaia protects the environment and promotes conservation.  Sociedade Histórica e Cultural Coluna Sanfins works with the commons stewardship body in biodiversity conservation, restoration of degraded areas and environmental education and both hold responsibility for the Froxán ICCA Community Conserved Area.
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If you are an individual who loves the great outdoors and would like to support us, please click on the donate button below. Money received will help support the small EOCA team and its conservation work.
The grant has helped fulfil an important goal for us, providing mountaineers with safe access to the Alps, supporting awareness of the beauty and wilderness of this unique alpine landscape.
Peter Weber, Deutsche Alpen Verein