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Oasis dreaming: Regreening the Djiboutian Desert

17 Oct 2018, UNEP

After climate-induced sea level rises began harming the mangroves in Djibouti's once vibrant desert, the government, UN Environment, and partners collaborated to help the community restore forest areas, unblock canals, and improve the drinking water supply. Thanks to this successful project, new mangroves now dot the desert and offset saltwater intrusion.