On Java’s Coast, A Natural Approach to Holding Back the Waters

Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care


The Indonesian island of Java has lost 70 percent of the mangroves that once protected its coast from erosion and flooding. Now villagers are using natural wooden barriers to try to restore the mangrove forests and save their lands and homes from being washed away…

Read Full Article; Yale E360 (05-02-2019)