Mangrove Restoration: Do We Know Enough?

  title={Mangrove Restoration: Do We Know Enough?},
  author={Aaron M. Ellison},
  journal={Restoration Ecology},
  • A. Ellison
  • Published 1 September 2000
  • Environmental Science
  • Restoration Ecology
Mangrove restoration projects have been attempted, with mixed results, throughout the world. In this paper, I first examine goals of existing mangrove restoration projects and determine whether these goals are clear and adequate, and whether or not they account for the full range of biological diversity and ecological processes of mangrove ecosystems. Many restored mangrove forests resemble forest plantations rather than truly integrated ecosystems, but mangrove plantations can be a first step… 
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