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Mangroves and climate change

Mangrove forests can absorb storm surges, cut flooding, absorb and store climate-changing carbon dioxide and provide rich fishing grounds. Protecting, restoring and expanding them is seen as a key way of curbing climate change - and cutting disaster risk


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On Philippine coasts, rebuilding nature’s barriers to rising seas Molly Bergen, Conservation International
Kenyan fishing town swaps boats for mangroves, mariculture Sophie Mbugua
Women to power Sri Lanka's mangrove conservation plan Amantha Perera
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As shrimp farms fail, mangroves make a comeback Melinda Chickering, Mangroves Action Project
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Mangrove protection still hit and miss Julie Mollins
Pakistan's mangrove restoration efforts called into question Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio
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Mangroves under threat as Cameroonians move toward coast Andrea Booth
Community mangrove mangement in Vietnam CARE/Catherine Dolleris
Saving mangroves cheaper than building coastal protection Johann Earle
Mangrove losses raising risks in South Asia - experts Amantha Perera
Salty soils drive Tanzanian farmers into forest reserve Kizito Makoye
Mangrove restoration protects coast and creates a buzz Johann Earle
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Could sustainable logging save Indonesia's mangroves? Kate Evans
Climate change heightens coastal erosion threat in Sri Lanka Amantha Perera
Restoring mangroves may give Suriname carbon credits Marvin Hokstam
Guyana women combine mangrove protection with small business Johann Earle
Mangroves reduce disaster risk, boost income options in Vietnam Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio
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Why negotiators at Doha should care about the world's forgotten ... Andrea Booth
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Qatar's mangroves: why they matter for climate change Kate Evans
Rising tides threaten Tanzania's coastal towns Kizito Makoye
Migration to low-lying coastal cities putting lives at risk -... Laurie Goering
The fight to save Mexico's mangroves Reuters
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