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WWF - Mangrove forests: ecology
Mangrove forests > Mangrove ecology Coasts Coral reefs Mangrove forests Mangrove ecology Mangrove ecosystems Mangrove importance Mangrove threats Marine About Our Oceans Coasts Open ocean Deep sea Problems Our Solutions News Publications What You Can Do Mangrove forests: ecology Mangrove ...
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WWF - Increasing protection: coral reefs and mangrove forests
Protected Areas > Increasing protection > Coral reefs and mangrove forests Marine Protected Areas Increasing protection Representative MPA networks Coral reefs and mangrove forests Deep sea High Seas Spawning grounds Particularly ... change News Publications What You Can Do Increasing protection: coral reefs and mangrove forests Coral reef, Fiji. © WWF-Canon / Cat HOLLOWAY Protection means less stress ...
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A new pest causing decline of mangrove forests in Kenya
Kenya News    |    Directory    |    Library    |    Map    |    Projects/Partners   |    Links A new pest causing decline of mangrove forests in Kenya J.G. Mwangi - Associate Professsor, Moi University, P.O. Box 3900, Eldoret, Kenya Abstract The survey of Kenyan coast mangrove forests reveals ...
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Tropical Evergreen Forests
Some of the trees found in Indian Tropical Forests are rosewood, mahagony and ebony. Bamboos and reeds are also common. Tidal or mangrove forests: Tidal forests are found along the edges of deltas of rivers in tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world. Such forests are salt tolerant and are ...
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Shrinking Forests
Focus on Forests (text version) Shrinking Forests The first forests existed about 400 million years ago and they have been evolving ever since. There are ... roots provide a sheltered space which acts as a fish ‘nursery’ for many species. Mangrove forests are being cut down throughout the tropics. The wood is greatly in demand to make ...
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Why forests matter
Chapter 1 Introduction Map page Shrinking Forests Why forests matter Disclaimer © World Land Trust 2008-2009 Shrinking Forests (Above) Mangroves grow on muddy coasts with their roots washed by tidal waters. These roots provide a sheltered space which acts as a fish ‘nursery’ for many species. Mangrove forests ...
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EJF: Press Release: Mangrove loss left Asia vulnerable when tsunami struck
Mangrove forests are made up of a diverse group of salt-tolerant trees and other ...
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ETFRN NEWS 43/44: Forests and conflicts
South Vietnam. Mangrove forest is particularly sensitive to herbicide. About 110,000 ha of coastal mangrove were sprayed at least once, about 36 percent of ... had been sprayed several years earlier. They speculated that “The unusual soil conditions of mangrove forests may result in a failure of the herbicides to be decomposed. If the molecules remain ...
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Mangrove for Production and Protection
Vietnam together with data about distribution and flora and fauna found in them. The factors affecting mangroves such as deforestation are addressed and the role of mangrove forests ... of issues related to mangrove forests. Table of Contents Foreword Summary 1. Introduction 2. Mangrove Forests in Vietnam 3. Can Gio District 4. Management and Production of Can Gio Mangrove Area 5. ...
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Conservation International - Protecting Forests, Finding a Solution to Climate Change
Home > Features & Media > Articles Related Links Saving Forests Climate Change The Hotspots Carbon Calculator Harrison Ford Protecting Forests: A Solution to Climate Change 5/8/2008 ... mangrove forests prevent coastal erosion and protect freshwater supplies as sea levels rise. Coral reefs help buffer the impact of storms and sustain vital marine resources such as fish populations. The tropical forests ...
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