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For the past 25 years I have spearheaded the development and implementation of hands-on science-based wetlands education. Since 2001 this has involved the adaptation and translation of the Marvellous Mangroves curriculum throughout the mangrove world - 13 countries to date.

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Why is the ocean so cloudy in Suriname?
Ocean water off the coast of Surinam is very cloudy, not like the clear waters of the rest of the Caribbean. What is this - what causes the cloudiness?

posted: 2017-10-26 20:41:16

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How does the salt get onto Parwa leaves?
Para leaves are very salty - even when it is not very close to the ocean. How does the salt get to the leaves?

posted: 2017-10-26 20:35:12

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Mangrove eco-tourism in Suriname?
What are some of the best ways of implementing mangrove ecotourism in Suriname?

posted: 2017-10-26 20:32:33

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What is the main human impact on Suriname's mangroves?
Suriname started so 30 years ago to change the natural process of ocean protection. What was the main method that was used?

posted: 2017-10-26 20:25:06

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What species of bird did you see on your Surinam field trip?
Suriname boasts over 700 species of birds. Which ones did you see and where did you see them?

posted: 2017-10-26 20:22:14

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How does the Parwa process salt?
The Parwa must process the salt from ocean water to survive. How does it do this?

posted: 2017-10-26 20:17:03

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What is the main species of mangrove in Surinam?
The usual sequence of mangroves in Surinam is different to that in the Caribbean. What is it?

posted: 2017-10-26 20:10:18