Did you know that your purchase with SailProof during Green Friday helped to plant mangroves in Madagascar? For the second year running, we partnered with the NGO Graine de Vie to contribute to the restoration of mangrove ecosystems. In this post, we will explore why mangroves are crucial to our sea ecosystems, discuss our ongoing collaboration with Graine de Vie, and highlight the positive impact of your support.

Our Collaboration with Graine de Vie

During the 2022 Green Friday campaign, we offered our customers the opportunity to not only enjoy special discounts but also make a difference in environmental conservation. With every purchase made, SailProof pledged to plant ten mangrove trees in Madagascar through our partnership with Graine de Vie. One year later, we went further as we created a nursery located in Andongona, Antsohihy, Madagascar, with this NGO. Our collaboration has yielded promising results: our mangrove site has seen remarkable progress, with over 13,500 propagules planted by the dedicated team at Graine de Vie.

The Importance of Mangroves

Mangroves play a vital role in our sea ecosystems, offering a range of ecological benefits. These unique coastal habitats serve as nurseries for various marine species, protect shorelines from erosion and storm surges, and sequester carbon at a rate up to five times greater than that of forests. For sailors and boaters, mangroves provide sheltered anchorages, navigational aids, and opportunities for exploration and adventure.

That is why, at SailProof, we are committed to environmental stewardship and sustainable practices. Our collaboration with Graine de Vie is just one example of how we are working to protect and preserve our precious natural resources. By supporting initiatives like mangrove restoration, we can ensure a healthier planet for future generations. Thank you for joining us on this journey towards a greener, more sustainable world.