Shrimp cultivation threatens India’s mangrove forests

Shrimp cultivation threatens india’s mangrove forests

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Shrimp cultivation threatens India’s mangrove forests” – below is their description.

India is among five countries that have signed a pact at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Egypt to protect mangroves.

The county has one of the largest mangrove reserves in the world.

Al Jazeera’s Pavni Mittal reports from the southern state of Kerala, where shrimp cultivation is endangering mangrove forests in India.

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