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Myanmar: Saving the mangroves

2 Aug 2016, Frontier

If another powerful cyclone were to hit the Ayeyarwady Deltam it could have a more devastating impact than 2008, one of the worst natural disasters in Myanmar’s history. The reason: continuing destruction of mangrove forests that provide a coastal buffer against extreme weather and support marine life. Now environmentalists are campaigning to prevent further destruction.



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