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Essential mangrove forest threatened by cryptic ecological degradation

... affect the hydrology of rivers has turned coastal mangrove lagoons into freshwater bodies. Such elucidation ...data sources, including assessment of contemporary mangrove assemblages in southern Sri Lanka, changing water runoff patterns, and archival material from the Du...

Scientists map the world for nature conservation

...ngladesh and India), the world's most species-rich mangrove area, has not so far been included on many nature conservation priority lists. An important "spin-off" from the project is a map showing how thoroughly the plant world has been studied in different regions. Among the "white patches" on the map, show...

Could better mangrove habitats have spared lives in the 2004 tsunami?

...ndings arising from their recent assessment of how mangrove ecosystems might have influenced the tsunami's imp...le for the destruction of thousands of hectares of mangrove forest (e.g., in East Africa, on the Indian subcontinent, and in Banda Aceh, Indonesia), resulting i...

Stem Cells to Solve the Blood Shortage Problem?

...ndings arising from their recent assessment of how mangrove ecosystems might have influenced the tsunami's imp...le for the destruction of thousands of hectares of mangrove forest (e.g., in East Africa, on the Indian subcontinent, and in Banda Aceh, Indonesia), resulting i...

Environmental lessons from tsunami as world's coastal population doubles

...pment went right up to the coastline. Sand dunes, mangrove forests and coral reefs helped reduce the energy o...natural ecosystems such as coral reefs and coastal mangrove forests can adapt to change and recover from storms and floods and still provide services of protect...

Drugs from the deep blue

...ats or filaments in places such as coral reefs and mangrove lagoons. Some of these compounds have biochemical activities that could be useful in medicine -- killing microbes, stopping growth of cancer cells, or affecting the flow of calcium in and out of cells. Marine natural products are an eclectic mix of...

The critical importance of mangroves to ocean life

...orida State University in Tallahassee reports that mangrove plants, whose finger-like roots are known to prote...stitutions analyzed the carbon output from a large mangrove forest in Brazil and suggest that the plants are one of the main sources of dissolved organic matter...

Brazil creates buffer zone around coral reefs off Atlantic coast

...e far south of Bahia, northeast Brazil, is home to mangrove forests and restinga (a uniquely Brazilian ecosystem of sparsely vegetated sand ridges) and a complex of small islands, coral and algal reefs. Its natural resources directly support more than 100,000 people. Since 1996, CI-Brazil has conducted biolo...

ESA launches new project to protect biodiversity

...maps; ocean water quality monitoring services; and mangrove maps. The projects will also investigate wildlife migration processes from the Galapagos Islands to Cocos Island. Finally, the project will provide a global map of dry lands based on existing global datasets to the UNCBD. The DIVERSITY project, de...

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