mangroves

by Ezequiel soria, zUhAiR D, Jacobi, Abbie

Human impact

oil spills and garbage can clog or smother
sewage attracts bacteria which can kill the plants . slash and burn cut down trees and burn them to clear the area for farming and development. dredging removes nutrients and releases toxins.

Conservation

mangroves are protective b/c they are designated as the buffer zone. government regulations. they get government's protection
buffer zones
people start planting trees and protecting the environment
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Mangroves Rehabilitation Project (San Salvador, Zambales, Philippines) - Winter 2014

Benefits of mangroves

Nursery-home for juvenile organism
filters toxins natural barriers against wind and waves.
barriers against erosion
stabilizes the shore line

All the Mangroves