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Sri Lanka To Protect Mangroves

Photos by Eranga Jayawardena

Sri Lanka’s government and environmentalists are working to protect tens of thousands of acres of mangrove forests — the seawater-tolerant trees that help protect and build landmasses, absorb carbon from the environment and reduce the impact of natural disasters like tsunamis. 1,384 more words

AP Photo

Celebrating #MangroveActionDay with @MangroveProject

Here’s one of my photo entries for the MAP mangrove photo competition! This photo was taken at the Mikoko Pamoja book launch, where Mikoko Pamoja carbon funds earnt by the community were spent on boosting local education. 129 more words

Kenya

Travel reading: Swamplandia! in southern Florida

One of my favorite ways to deepen the experience of a new destination is to immerse myself in a book set in that place while I visit. 588 more words

Environment

Lota mangroves 23 July 2016

Street light

Heart beat

Foot fall

Shadow, night

Ripple, rustle

Glimmer, step

Away, move

On, away

Mangrove de Palau

J’ai vaguement regardé un reportage hier soir sur la mangrove. Vaguement? Oui, très vaguement. Allez, j’avoue: je jouais à la PS3 pendant que l’être à côté de moi regardait un reportage sur la mangrove. 605 more words

Palau

Travels in the North: Day 16

As we reach and seamlessly pass through the opening to the mangrove, a hush falls over the group which up until that moment had been preoccupied with the excited navigation of the mudflats. 2,998 more words