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Moken Against Marine Debris
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Moken Against Marine Debris

Moken-led beach restoration In 2020, a group of Moken elders proposed an innovative project to connect conservation, cultural empowerment, and meaningful work for adults who are …

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Moken people - reflections ahead
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Reflecting ahead

The following reflections were inspired by the questions asked through an interview by Biliana Boneva, a journalist from Bulgarian National Television: Hooks Reflections: Introducing myself: …

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The last Kabang
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Houseboat Revival – high hopes on the high seas

After a decade of absence, there is a Kabang sailing the North Andaman Coast again. Moving with the wind and waves, we embrace the past …

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Moken Village Update - May 2019
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Moken Fire Recovery Update, May 2019

The Rains Have Come, The Park is Closed The National Park on Surin closed 5 days before the official end of the season due to …

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Moken viullage rebuilt. Now preparing for the monsoons
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Two Months After the Fire – New Houses are Complete

All Moken have moved from their temporary shelters into new homes. In total there are 61 new identical houses, built of wooden beams and thatch …

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Long periods of waiting. Updates from the Moken Village
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Long periods of waiting. Updates from the Moken Village

Although the houses are almost ready, they are still waiting for the third and final delivery of nipa palm leafs. The leafs are used to …

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Moken Village Fire - After one month
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Moken Village Update – One Month After

The first houses are finished. A team of soldiers has been staying in the bay with the Moken, and together they have been working hard …

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Moken village fire - Guardian newspaper article
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Reconstruction disregards Moken wishes, reintroduces fire risk – The Guardian

An article published by the Guardian recounts the burning of the Moken village on Koh Surin and its aftermath. As amenities are still lacking and …

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Moken Village Fire - Day 16
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Moken Village Fire Update Day 16 – The struggle over land

The use of land is the center of the ongoing struggle between the Moken people on Surin and the National Park. While Moken have an …

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