Global and local threats to mangroves in the Western Indian Ocean region identified in a new publication

A new study published in the Wiley Journal of Global Ecology and Biogeography has determined that both human pressures, when coupled with erosion, drought, and sea-level changes (i.e. certain effects of climate change), are the main culprits behind the diminishing mangrove forests in the Western Indian Ocean region. Mangroves, unique trees that thrive in saltwater,…

In Kenya, a river estuary comes back to life

The Malindi-Sabaki estuary is a source of life and livelihoods for the residents who live along it. However, the estuary is under threat from unregulated human activity, causing pollution and over-exploitation of its resources. READ ABOUT THE MANAGEMENT, CONSERVATION AND PROTECTION OF THE MALINDI-SABAKI ESTUARY HERE