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Why planting mangroves can help save the planet

Volunteers plant mangrove trees in a village in Indonesia. Image: REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Tiffany Duong

Writer, EcoWatch

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Mangrove restoration efforts around the world plant saplings into coastal waters to revive damaged shorelines. Image: Tiffany Duong / Ocean Rebels
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Mangrove root systems create intricate, interconnected and strong buffers that intertwine to protect shorelines and provide critical marine habitats. Image: Tiffany Duong / Ocean Rebels
EcoWatch writer Tiffany Duong restores red mangroves to the Florida Keys. Image: Ian Wilson-Navarro

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