The waters off of Brazil's Bahia state are thought to contain the most diverse concentration of marine life in the South Atlantic. The vibrant corals and extensive mangroves shelter hundreds of species, many of which are found nowhere else on Earth.

In Abrolhos, CI works mainly through a grassroots network of nearly 45 partner organizations that collaborate on scientific data collection, outreach efforts and other activities to facilitate conservation action.

Continuing to expand public knowledge about the benefits of marine conservation will be essential to maintain tradition and livelihoods in Abrolhos.

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