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Synonyms for mangrove

a tropical tree or shrub bearing fruit that germinates while still on the tree and having numerous prop roots that eventually form an impenetrable mass and are important in land building

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She said mangrove patches were being destroyed as materials dredged from the river were dumped into these areas, covering the mangroves' roots.
Since these mangroves are located off the coast, away from public view, local residents are unaware of the impact their littering has.
Results from these activities will determine future climate-change mitigation and adaptation interventions for the residents of coastal areas, and track changes brought by the implementation of different mangrove rehabilitation, protection and management interventions.
Summary: Beijing [China], Jan 23 (ANI): China will build its own mangrove museum in Shenzhen, the provincial forestry authority announced on Monday.
In her new role, Swanepoel is responsible for overseeing all the operations of the Anantara Spa at the Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara together with her team of 20 spa specialists.
Re-seeding mangroves in Oman is an uphill task - when the transplantation site is properly selected, 70 per cent to 80 per cent of the seedlings planted mature into trees.
While the president of the world's most powerful country actively denies climate change, more wisdom prevails over a local, uneducated fisherman in Pakistan, who recognises that depleting mangroves along the coastline correlate with catastrophic weather events such as tsunamis and cyclones.
and Ericsson have launched the Connected Mangroves project to help conserve the marine ecosystem of the Bangkung Malapad - a critical habitat and ecotourism area in the Philippines.
What the survey found illustrated not only the widespread damage inflicted to the environment there, but also the vital role that those shores and mangroves play in the protection and preservation of greater South Florida and the heightened importance of that protection in the face of such powerful storms.
Addressing a session organized as part of 'Restoration and Rehabilitation of Mangroves Ecosystem along the Coasts of Pakistan,' they highlighted urgency to protect the fragile mangroves ecosystem.
A short distance from their farmed counterparts, a few wild oysters cling to the nearest mangroves, knobbly white growths on the dark, finger-like roots.
A Structured questionnaire was used to collect data on respondents' socioeconomic condition, their familiarity to mangroves and awareness from six villages which have been selected randomly.
The findings mean that mangroves are much more vulnerable to climate change than scientists previously thought.
Sindh Forest and Wildlife Department in coordination with International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)-Pakistan, commenced the Spring Plantation Campaign 2017 in Sindh at Keti Bandar, one of the world's largest arid climate mangroves site.
KARACHI -- The launching ceremony of Mangroves plantation campaign to plant around 10,000 to 15,000 mangroves saplings at Kangwari Islands near Port Qasim in the jurisdiction of Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) LPG-Terminal was held here on Wednesday.