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Cancun mangroves under threat
Venue for UN climate talks is itself evidence of the threats that climate change pose.
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2010 06:42 GMT


Climate talks in the Mexican city of Cancun are in their second week, but nations are yet to agree on a new deal on emission cuts.

Cancun itself is evidence of the threats facing our planet.

A growing tourism industry in the city is killing off mangroves, natural fighters of climate change.

Al Jazeera Mariana Sanchez reports.

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