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Warming oceans: Zanzibar's seaweed farmers are turning to ocean sponges to help stay afloat 

The sponges are more resilient to a shifting climate than seaweed, need less maintenance and sell at higher prices to hotels and tourists. Image: Marinecultures

Kim Harrisberg

Water Rights Correspondent, Thomson Reuters Foundation

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The sponges sell for a higher price than product grown previously on seaweed farms. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Kim Harrisberg
Marinecultures.org is also focusing on coral reef rehabilitation and efforts to regulate fishing zones Image: Marinecultures

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