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Celebrating International Day for the Conservation of Mangrove Ecosystems

 26 July 2023

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Celebrating International Day for the Conservation of Mangrove Ecosystems
C3 Fiji
Mangrove plantation in Naividamu village - Fiji

On this World Mangrove Day, The Kiwa Initiative® would like to raise awareness about the importance of mangroves for communities and ecosystems in many Pacific island countries and territories.

Managing and restoring mangrove ecosystems is an achievable and cost effective way to help ensure #food #security for many #coastal #communities.

Several actions part of the Kiwa local projects managed by UICN-ORO will be organized this week, as:

  • In Timor-Leste, where Blue Ventures will plant mangroves with schoolchildren, local communities, and stakeholders :


  • In Fiji, where C3Fiji will plant mangroves propagules at a new nursery in Naividamu village. The team will also do an awareness on mangrove at the Cadranasiga District School for this celebration week :


Did you know? A 500-meter mangrove strip reduce wave heights by 50 to 99%!

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