Future of the Environment

How Indonesia is protecting its 'climate guardians'

An aerial picture shows the area replanted with mangrove trees by Cukup Rudiyanto and his colleague Samsudin, in Pabeanilir village, Indramayu regency, West Java province, Indonesia, March 14, 2021. Picture taken with a drone, March 14, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan - RC2DPM9UVJCI

The Indonesian government has a target of rehabilitating 600,000 hectares of mangroves by 2024. Image: REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

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The world's most diverse magroves. Image: World Bank


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MonMang, a mobile app that enables communities to collect, process, and analyze mangroves data in Indonesia.
The MonMang app. Image: via World Bank

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