Too much duck grazing and shrimp farming, as well as poor monitoring and conservation efforts by China's State Forest Administration, have left this reserve desolate and damaged beyond repair.
De-emphasizing capital and labor intensive direct hand planting, MAP applies a broader, less expensive, and more effective restorative approach.
Intertwined root systems that arch high over the water are a distinctive feature of many mangroves, making it difficult to navigate and a challenging place to photograph.
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They perform a variety of useful ecological, bio-physical, and socio-economic functions, and are the source of a multitude of benefits to coastal populations.