MANGROVE CONSERVATION PROGRAM
- An ecotone located between the terrestrial and marine ecosystems.
One of the most productive ecosystems in the world
Mangrove trees and shrubs have specialized roots adapted to survive and germinate in seawaters.
habitat for a myriad of organisms; shoreline protection; water filtration; source of food, medicine, fuel and agricultural products; support fisheries
rapidly deteriorating due to conversion into aquaculture ponds, residential and commercial infrastructures, and over harvesting/deforestation<
- Seed Collection