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Message from Ms Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, on the occasion of International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem
Friday, 26 July 2019
Mangroves are rare, spectacular and prolific ecosystems on the boundary between land and sea. These extra ordinary ecosystems contribute to the wellbeing, food security, and protection of coastal communities worldwide. They support a rich biodiversity and provide a valuable nursery habitat for fish and crustaceans. Mangroves also act as a form of natural coastal defense against storm surges, ...