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Location Cayman Islands School or Organization Mangrove Action Project Website

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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How did you determine that salinity has a major impact on mangrove zonation.
What instrument did you use to determine salinity and how did you use it? How are mangroves affected by salinity?

posted: 2019-05-23 16:46:23

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What did you see when studying water samples in the microscope?
Water and other samples were collected from the Coronie mangroves. Describe what you saw when studying them in the microscope.

posted: 2019-05-23 16:42:35

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What is the most tasty product to come out of the mangroves?
This comes from the bees who inhabit mangroves all over the world - and is different in every country.

posted: 2019-05-21 18:59:59

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What human impact did you observe on the Coronie field trip
What has been done to try and protect against sea-level rise?

posted: 2019-05-21 18:03:33

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What is the most famous bird seen in the Parwa?
There is a famous bird whose colouring comes from the shrimp it eats!

posted: 2019-05-21 17:59:05

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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