Coastal forest conservation in Kenya adds up
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Enlist the help of hundreds of community volunteers, hire one project coordinator and two security guards, then sell carbon credits.
The result: 117 hectares of protected mangrove forest on the south coast of Kenya, which provides a natural barrier against flooding from the Indian Ocean, creates both a nursery habitat for fish and water purification, and generates annual income for two villages to make vital improvements to infrastructure and social programs.
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