Mangrove Ecology and Conservation : Tropics and Central America

This discussion topic submitted by Jaleann M. Matos Mc Clurg (jaydee@centennialpr.net) at 8:57 pm on 2/7/01. Additions were last made on Saturday, May 4, 2002.

What is the goverment doing towards the preservation/conservation on mangroves Eg : Everglades, Central America or the Tropics ? Are there any links between them ? Explain the pressures that threaten mangroves (development in coastal areas)? Explain the role of fisheries in the mangrove lagoons and the interaction with other ecosystems, Eg : Thalassias (Seagrass) and Coral Reef ? How this contribu-tes to the diversity of the overall community ?


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