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I am... A child of the sea
Lakshani, 9, has lived by the sea all her life. When she was six, the Asian Tsunami of December 2004 destroyed their beachfront house in Koralawella, Moratuwa, ... by TVE Asia Pacific — May 07, 2012 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
The Greenbelt Reports: Greenbelts and Lifebelts
Advised by scientists, coastal communities are restoring or replanting mangrove forests as a 'bio-shield' against natural disasters and sea level rise. by TVE Asia Pacific — August 18, 2012 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
The Greenbelt Reports: Surround Sand
Sand dunes can protect coastal villages from cyclones and wave action. In two Indian states, efforts are underway to strengthen sand dunes as a means of ... by TVE Asia Pacific — July 31, 2012 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
The Greenbelt Reports: Live and Let Live
Protecting mangroves need not always mean banning local people from deriving benefits. Different approaches to community-mangrove co-existence have been ... by TVE Asia Pacific — July 19, 2012 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
The Greenbelt Reports: Love Thy Mangrove
The indigenous Moken people -- or sea gypsies - have always looked after mangroves on the Pra Thong island in southern Thailand. We find out how they are ... by TVE Asia Pacific — August 23, 2012 — Filed under: , , , , , , ,
Thrice Blessed
Tsunami rehabilitation involved billions of dollars. A large share of it was contributed by ordinary people from all walks of life worldwide who cared for ... by Anivar Aravind — July 27, 2012 — Filed under: , , , ,