Mangrove Saplings, Bali
by 04/12/09 11:30 AM
Photograph by Tim Laman, Natl Geographic
This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature
To reestablish mangroves on the island of Bali, workers set out some 1,300 saplings an acre (0.4 hectares); nearly a thousand acres (400 hectares) have been planted. Indonesia's forestry minister says that since the deadly 2004 tsunami, his people have come to value the protection coastal forests can provide.
thanks Jesse for sending this to me!!