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A Glimpse at Mangrove Forest Protection in China’s Xiamen City

Source: Updated: 2024-03-28

Mangroves are known as "marine forests" and "guardians of the ocean". Over the years, Xiamen in East China's Fujian Province has dedicated efforts to conserving and restoring its mangrove ecosystems, leading to a significant expansion of mangrove forest coverage from 32.6 hectares in 2000 to 173.9 hectares in 2023. This expansion has improved water quality, increased marine biodiversity, and bolstered coastal resilience against natural disasters. Watch the video to learn more.

Editor: Nie Qiaoyu