Tidal Forests of Kenya
Mangrove forests provide crucial habitat, protect coral reefs from sedimentation, and reduce coastal erosion. They are also one of the most threatened habitats. Helen Holdsworth (Kwinana, Australia) will help scientists and the community of Gazi Village, on the south Kenyan coast, exam the ecosystem dynamics of replanted mangrove forests. August 20-30


Helen Holdsworth's Diary


Related Sites


Field Guide to Kenyan Mangroves
Learn about the flora and fauna that make their homes in the Kenyan mangroves.
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Economic Analysis of Mangrove Reforestation
View a presentation by one of the Earthwatch scientists.
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Earthwatch Institute


Learn more about this international nonprofit, which supports scientific field research worldwide.
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Tidal Forests of Kenya


Learn more about the expedition and its scientists.
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