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1,500 Mangroves Help To Restore Ecosystem In Dover Sound

GRAND BAHAMA, BAHAMAS – The mangrove planting season closed out with a bang, as civic organizations and school groups came together to plant some 1500 mangroves.

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GRAND BAHAMA, BAHAMAS – The mangrove planting season closed out with a bang, as civic organizations and school groups came together to plant some 1,500 mangroves in Dover Sound, Grand Bahama. 

Executive director of Waterkeepers Bahamas Rashema Ingraham noted that this is the 12th initiative aimed at restoring the mangroves in that community. 

Marine ecologist Alannah Vellacott explains the role of mangroves in protecting the country from natural disasters. 

But, the efforts were not limited to mangrove restoration. 

Students from the University of The Bahamas, GGYA, and various other clubs and schools all volunteered their time to make an impact. 

These youngsters, excited about the opportunity to make a difference while learning about the fascinating world of marine life.

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