This thoughtful article focuses on the mangrove forests in Madagascar’s Bay of Assassins, and interviews our Blue Forests Coordinator, Lalao Aigrette.
Subsistence communities in the Bay of Assassins rely on the mangroves for food, fuel, building materials and erosion control, but overexploitation of these resources will result in a future where none of these services are fulfilled.
The way to prevent this from happening, Lalao believes, is to balance mangrove use and sustainable management.
Read the full article here: A Burning Problem For Mangroves
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