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Posted on: 19.12.13 (Last edited) 19 December 2013

Mangroves act as buffers between land and sea, protecting shorelines against storm damage and erosion. They also act as breeding and nursery grounds for many marine organisms including fish, shrimp and crab species, thus supporting many fisheries. Credit: Evan Bowen-Jones/FFI.

Mangroves act as buffers between land and sea, protecting shorelines against storm damage and erosion. They also act as breeding and nursery grounds for many marine organisms including fish, shrimp and crab species, thus supporting many fisheries. Credit: Evan Bowen-Jones/FFI.

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Kristi is a recent addition to the Fauna & Flora International (FFI) Communications team, on a one-year assignment as Communications Officer (Business & Biodiversity). With a BSc in Earth Science, she has experience in geological surveys in western Canada and biodiversity surveys in the forests of Chiapas, Mexico. Most recently she worked as a consultant for the World Agroforestry Centre, where she communicated climate change research to a broad audience, including at the 18th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC. In her current role, she supports FFI’s Business & Biodiversity and Environmental Markets programmes to communicate work that bridges business, economics and conservation.

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