For 20 Years, Comoros Had Only 1 National Park. It’s Now Creating 5 More

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Takeaways:

  • Comoros, an archipelagic nation in the western Indian Ocean is creating five new protected areas including three new marine protected areas.
  • The plan is to replicate the co-management approach that was seen with the Mohéli National Park.
  • “We stopped people outside our village from coming and poaching the turtles” said Dhoihirdine Ahmada Bacar, who helped set up the Association for the Socio-Economic Development of Itsamia.

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