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Mangrove restoration by the Jaring Halus community in North Sumatra, Indonesia
Alfredo Quarto (Marine Photobank)
A stand of juvenile mangroves, planted in a wildlife sanctuary by members of a local fishing community. Mangroves in the sanctuary provide many important ecosystem services, including supporting fisheries and in the development of non-timber mangrove forest products (e.g., rattan, resins, essential oils, latex, nuts, spices, fruits, seeds, leaves, game, birds, eggs, and honey).