Sunday, April 17, 2005

Mangrove Action Project

Mangrove Action Project(MAP) is an intresting project supported by Earth Island Institute.MAP seeks to protect mangrove forests worldwide from threats posed by shrimp aquaculture and other forms of unsustainable development, while promoting the rights of local communities to sustainably manage their coastal resources.

We the people of Cuddalore can take part in this project and develope a thick mangrove belt along the coastline which apart from protecting us from natural calamities it may become a home thousands of bird varieties.This may convert Cuddalore a tourism hub.

To learn more about Mangrove Action Project log on to

The MAP website a special section called Tsunami Action Alert

Also click here to see by previous post on Mangrove forest and please add comments.

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