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Let Mangroves Recover to Protect Coasts

September 20, 2016 |


“Allowing mangrove forests to recover naturally result in more resilient habitats that benefit both wildlife and people, say conservationists.

In Indonesia, a Wetlands International project uses permeable dams to restore sediment needed for the trees to grow.

The charity says early results suggest “ecological restoration” is more effective than planting programmes.

More than half of the world’s most at-risk habitats have been felled or lost over the past century, UN data shows…”

Read on at: the BBC

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