The ecology of mangrove conservation & management

@article{JinEong2004TheEO,
  title={The ecology of mangrove conservation \& management},
  author={Ong Jin-Eong},
  journal={Hydrobiologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={295},
  pages={343-351}
}
  • Ong Jin-Eong
  • Published 2004
  • Environmental Science
  • Hydrobiologia
Despite the recent better understanding and awareness of the role of mangroves, these coastal forest communities continue to be destroyed or degraded (or euphemistically reclaimed) at an alarming rate. The figure of 1% per year given by Ong (1982) for Malaysia can be taken as a conservative estimate of destruction of mangroves in the Asia-Pacific region. Whilst the Japanese-based mangrove wood-chips industry continues in its destructive path through the larger mangrove ecosystems of the region… 
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