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Title: An overview on global mangroves distribution
Authors: Basha, SK Chand
Keywords: Mangroves;South Asian mangroves;South East Asian mangroves;Sustainable development
Issue Date: Apr-2018
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Present study assesses the Global Distribution of Mangroves, important species, Causes of degradation in different countries of the globe. Global mangroves distribution may be categorized as western and eastern zones sprawled in 112 countries of tropical and subtropical regions. Present review describes the distribution of mangroves in important mangroves nations of the aforesaid regions for instance, regarding West Africa, important mangroves nations viz... Mauritania, Nigeria, Democratic republic of Congo and others has been discussed. Keeping in view of its value of biodiversity and services, in the midst of sizeable mangroves degradation, effective conservation of mangroves in a sustainable way is the dire need.
Page(s): 766-772
ISSN: 0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJMS Vol.47(04) [April 2018]

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