Five trees or a latte? Coastal communities seek help for mangroves

Five trees or a latte? Coastal communities seek help for mangroves


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Would you forgo a cup of coffee to plant mangroves aimed at helping coastal communities fend off climate change?

A Singapore-based online platform is to launch an app and website in the next six months using blockchain technology to fund mangrove restoration projects across India and Southeast Asia, to add 1 billion mangrove trees by 2025.

Users will be able to select a project and, once the funding target is met, track its progress through video, photograph and data updates, and monitor forest growth drawing on satellite images and algorithms…

Read Full Article, Reuters (04-07-2020)

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