Did you know these facts:
- Mangroves filter water and prevent coastal flooding.
- Mangroves reduce risk to more than 15 million people and prevent more than $65 billion in property damages each year.
- Mangroves also serve to protect marine habitats from harmful nutrients.
“Mangroves are often under-appreciated, with most people not realizing their true value to the overall health of our communities and our entire planet,” said Tod Hardin, COO of Plastic Oceans International.
For incentive travel programs that want a positive environmental impact, REALM suggests mangrove planting for your next CSR activity. In addition, it is one of the best ways to break from modern technologies like mobile phones.