Restoring Indonesia’s mangroves

Ari Daniel Shapiro

Mangroves were once widespread throughout the world’s warm coastal areas, but over the past few decades, they’ve been disappearing. Now there’s growing recognition of their importance, and renewed efforts to restore them. I visited one such project in Indonesia, and filed this report for The World.

Aired on The World: Tues, 4 August 2009.

Download audio here.

Read more about mangrove conservation on the Seacology Island Environment Blog.

~ by Ari Daniel on August 8, 2009.

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