Today is the International Day of the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem , 26th July.
Declared by UNESCO, this day is to “to raise awareness of the importance of mangrove ecosystems as a unique, special and vulnerable ecosystem and to promote solutions for their sustainable management, conservation and uses”.
Mangroves: United Arab Emirates – thanks to Geraldine Chansard for the video
We hoped to open our multi-media exhibition, with amazing events and workshops, honouring today. Due to Covid we had to postpone the opening until 7th August. Still, we will celebrate and commemorate this important day!