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IN THIS ISSUE: July 2017
Mangrove roots dissipating waves by Mark Spalding
A more successful method for mangrove regeneration 
Planting mangroves is increasingly seen as vital for reducing disasters, but most planted seedlings die. That's why experts used World Mangrove Day to highlight natural mangrove regeneration.
Two girls by a river
See what we achieved in 2016 
In 2016 we took bold steps to safeguard some of the most threatened wetlands in the world, from African mangroves to South-east Asian peatlands and High Andean lakes. Take a look at our Annual Review 2016 to learn more about our achievements. 
Mangrove seedling
More Mangroves Please! 
On World Mangrove Day we joined forces with Conservation International, IUCN, The Nature Conservancy and WWF to launch the Global Mangrove Alliance. Our goal: to increase mangrove extent 20% by 2030.
Two women carrying water in the Inner Niger Delta
Guinea dam bypasses regional collaborative process
A Chinese company and the government of Guinea have announced they will build the Fomi dam in the highlands of Guinea, bypassing 3.5 years of consultation between Mali and Guinea. If built, it will have major impacts. 
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