Students Reviving Mangrove Wetlands, Bahamas
Mangrove seedlings. Photo source: ©© Northways
Students participated in a pilot programme called the Bahamas Awareness of Mangroves (BAM), a project about mangrove education and restoration.
“A lot of times when you’re trying to promote conservation, it has to start with the youth,” “They’re our future generation that’s going to protect our resources, and help conserve them for the best…”
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…