12 October 2017

New international alliance to increase mangrove forest by 20 pct

This news is redirected and translated by The Secretariat for Development Cooperation at SCIENCE from Globalnyt.

A new alliance between IUCN, Conservation International, WWF and other organizations is established to increase global areas of mangrove forest by 20 pct in 2020. Coastal forest areas provide food and jobs to locals and increase natural diversity and climate protection. 

Read the whole article on the subject here (danish only). 

Read about the aliance on its own webpage here.