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Mangroves in San Crisanto, Yucatan

Driving north out of Merida, there is not much until you reach Progresso and find that there is not much there either.  East along the coast, the guidebooks suggest that there are wonderful beaches, but the road is on the interior and all you see are the backsides and access roads to lavish vacation homes and condominiums.  264 more words

Children

Sri Lanka: Man and Mangroves

In Sri Lanka, more than half of the important mangroves are lost. Rapid cutting of mangroves is threatening the incomes of local communities while putting them at increased risk from extreme weather. 280 more words

Development

Caroni Swamp Bird Sanctuary Tours in Trinidad

Classes are about to begin—very exciting—but I can’t help but daydream about going kayaking in the Caribbean. This tour, the Caroni Swamp Kayak Tour in Trinidad, sounds nice to me: bird watching (with special attention to the Scarlet Ibis), touring the mangroves, and exercising all at once. 253 more words

Tourism

Queensland patterns and textures

Sorting through the photos from my recent trip, I realise that many of the photos are not showing beautiful scenery or wildlife so much as textures and patterns. 60 more words

Art

Monitoring Mangrove Rehabilitation in Bonefish Pond National Park

By: Craig Dahlgren

In July 2013, I worked with The Nature Conservancy and the Bahamas National Trust to lead a mangrove restoration and rehabilitation effort in the Bonefish Pond National Park on New Providence Island. 364 more words

The Nature Conservancy

SHADOWS

green shadows
in rippling water
tide patterns

Photography