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EGA begins planting 10,000 mangroves in Jebel Ali Wildlife Sanctuary

ABU DHABI, 15th June, 2021 (WAM) -- Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) today began planting 10,000 mangroves in Jebel Ali Wildlife Sanctuary in partnership with the "One Billion Tree-Planting Initiative". Mangroves, which grow in tidal areas of the coast, are an important native tree species in the UAE. Studies show that mangroves sequester carbon dioxide from the atmosphere up to four times as effective as a rainforest. The trees also protect coastal areas from erosion and contribute to the sustainability of coastal ecosystems. EGA and the...