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Mangrove restoration

Regenerating mangroves by building bamboo barriers in Java.

Mangroves. Image — Wikimedia Commons.

Mangroves protect coastal shorelines from sea storm damage and trap sediment deposited by waves, and also trap land surface water run off sediment. They hold large amounts of total ecosystem carbon stocks. When mangroves are removed for development of urban areas or prawn ponds, erosion of the long-accumulated sediment can occur…




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Peter Miles

Peter Miles

45 years in Environmental Science, B.Env.Sc. in Wildlife & Conservation Biology. Writes on Animals, Plants, Soil & Climate Change.

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