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Mangrove forests are some of the world’s most valuable coastal ecosystems—and they’re being destroyed at an alarming rate. We’ve lost 50% of the world’s mangroves just in the past half century, and if current trends continue, the remaining mangroves could be gone within the next 100 years.

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In Senegal, a former politician brought together communities to plant millions of #mangroves over the last 10 years… https://t.co/n6MDwBfmHI

07 April 2020

RT @ThomsonFiji: In the face of 2020’s many postponements, the Ocean Action community is responding positively by creating many globally re…

07 April 2020

In Vietnam, local communities are coming together to replant #mangroves on abandoned shrimp farms. Bringing back th… https://t.co/tWk0bmVNuv

06 April 2020

An associated publication “Blue Infrastructure Finance: A new approach, integrating Nature-based solutions for coas… https://t.co/NoyTtlJd42

02 April 2020

📢 Call for Blue Carbon proposals! 📢 The Blue Natural Capital Financing Facility, run by @IUCN, is looking to fund… https://t.co/LAmzHVkEjc

02 April 2020

RT @ze_cobo: Funding Opportunity for Blue Carbon initiatives. This seed fund will help you financing feasibility assessments and early proj…

02 April 2020

If you picked Giant Pandas, you’re right! Both northern raccoons and tigers are happy to live amongst the… https://t.co/VHQ4ZjIEPa

02 April 2020

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01 April 2020

It’s no joke that #mangroves support amazing biodiversity around the world…but one of these animals still doesn’t q… https://t.co/KwXwJnHLps

01 April 2020

RT @FAOForestry: #Mangroves are nature's buffers against waves, rising sea levels and erosion. https://t.co/yF0f8sIerJ

01 April 2020

RT @nature_org: Another reason to protect mangroves, peatlands, old-growth forests and marshes? They store 260 BILLION tons of carbon we ca…

31 March 2020

RT @ConservationOrg: New @ConservationOrg study establishes that some ecosystems contain “irrecoverable carbon” – vast stores of carbon tha…

31 March 2020

On the last day of #WomensHistoryMonth - a story about a group of women in Costa Rica working to restore #mangroves… https://t.co/8XZ3BKg43g

31 March 2020

RT @GCMarineProgram: One of the biggest threats to mangrove forests is coastal development and tourism is one of the leading factors becaus…

31 March 2020

RT @CentralIfs: #Mangroves are unique ecosystem that protect the coastline, provide livelihood to locals and is an excellent carbon sink fo…

30 March 2020

Collecting honey from the Sundarbans mangrove forest is very lucrative, but also very dangerous if locals encounter… https://t.co/X991tOF7v2

30 March 2020

RT @MangroveProject: We're back from our latest #mangrove trainings in #Tanzania with @IUCN & @WWF_Deutschland for '@MangrovesNow' initiati…

30 March 2020

RT @CIFOR: #ForestsNews: Papua mangroves could help Indonesia coast to climate targets; Research details variables in measuring greenhouse…

27 March 2020

RT @MangroveWatch: If you wander past some #mangroves on your out-of-house outing.. you can join the ‘Hunt for the Grey Mangrove’ & help mo…

27 March 2020

Less than 15% of #mangroves in Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady Delta still stand but @gggi_hq and partners developed a 3Return… https://t.co/1SIr5DGV6K

26 March 2020

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