US navy crew plant mangrove seedlings

Navy personnel of the USS Shoul planting mangroves with volunteers at the Queen Elizabeth Drive foreshore in Suva on Tuesday. Picture: VISHAAL KUMAR

ABOUT 10,000 mangrove seedlings were planted at the Nasese foreshore along the Queen Elizabeth Drive in Suva by 20 crew members from the visiting USS Shoup (DDG 86) on Tuesday. Regional environmental specialist at the US Embassy Maria Ratutokarua said initially they had received a request from the crew that they were interested in some […]

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