Coastal Kenyan villages bringing their mangrove forest back to life

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A mangrove sprout on the sand, Kenya. Photo source: ©© Ale

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A community on Kenya’s east coast is fighting climate change with its own mangrove restoration, conservation and carbon-trading project…

Read Full Article, Guardian UK

Destruction of Mangroves Costs up to US$42 billion in Economic Damages Annually – UNEP Report (10-14-2014)
The world is losing its mangroves at a faster rate than global deforestation, the United Nations revealed, in a new report “Importance of Mangroves: A Call to Action,” adding that the destruction of the coastal habitats was costing billions in economic damages and impacting millions of lives…

Mangroves Help Protect Against Sea Level Rise, Science Daily (07-27-2015)
Mangrove forests could play a crucial role in protecting coastal areas from sea level rise caused by climate change, according to new research involving the University of Southampton…

Preserving Mangroves Provides Protection and Food Security, IPS News (11-16-2015)

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