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El Manglar Es Vida | Restoring mangroves, communities and climate benefits in Ecuador [Video]

Mangroves are the passport to our survival as a species. Communities depend on a thriving mangrove ecosystems for food and livelihoods, and a square mile of healthy mangrove forest can sequester carbon 10 times faster than the same area of mature tropical forests. But mangrove forests can also emit greenhouse gases when disturbed or degraded. In Ecuador, fishing communities and scientists work together to restore these forests and understand the climate benefits they provide to the world.

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Meet Charlie: First in His Family College Graduate [Video]

Charlie joined his Boys & Girls Club at an early age and through academic programs and the support of his mentor, Desiree, he became the first in his family to go to college. With an evidence-informed approach to learning, Clubs ensure millions of young people have the resources to stay on track to graduate from high school on time with a plan for their future. Learn more at BGCA.org/AcademicSuccess.