The man helping to save Senegal’s mangroves

Lovely video – makes Prawnmaster also want to dive back in.

BBC News – The man helping to save Senegal’s mangroves

Majority of shrimp farmers – especially those in South America – understand the importance of mangroves to their business.

Here, in Senegal, there are no shrimp farms and yet mangroves have been destroyed at higher rate than areas with shrimp farming.

Same for regions in US with the likes of Florida and Puerto Rico having mangrove forest cover loss up to 95% in some areas.

Shrimp farming has had a bad rap on this.

More here on Senegal mangroves.

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