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Posted by on Dec 24, 2016 in Environment | 0 comments

One man is planting mangroves in Indonesia to stave off tragedy

There’s a spot in the Indonesian seaside village of Tongke-Tongke where people like to hang out at sunset. It’s a boardwalk winding through a dense forest of mangroves along the coast. The tangled root systems of the trees poke out of the water, like tent poles holding up the tree trunks. Teenagers in this town of…