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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Treehugger Tuesday

Half of the world's Mangroves have been destroyed. Why should it matter?

"Japanese tsunami reaffirms need for mangroves"

"The threat of damage and destruction from tsunamis and cyclones can be minimised to a great extent if the existing mangrove forests are protected and more trees are planted along the coast, said officials of the IUCN at the World Conservation Union on Tuesday."

Read the entire article here.

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