The book provides an up-to-date account of mangrove forests from Asia, together with restoration techniques, and the management requirements of these ecosystems to ensure their sustainability and conservation. All aspects of mangroves and their conservation are critically re-examined. The book is divided into three sections presenting the distribution and status of mangrove ecosystems in Asia, the challenges they are facing, their issues and opportunities, and the management strategies for their conservation.Status, Challenges and Management Strategies I. Faridah-Hanum, A. Latiff, Khalid Rehman Hakeem, Munir Ozturk ... They are being sacrificed for civic facilities like house building, roads and hotels and are often additionally subjected to pollution ... The authors and the editors of this book have done a commendable job in covering the diverse aspects of mangrove ecology ... M. Ajmal Khan Qatar Shell Professorial Chair for Sustainable Development Department of International Affairsanbsp;...
|Title||:||Mangrove Ecosystems of Asia|
|Author||:||I. Faridah-Hanum, A. Latiff, Khalid Rehman Hakeem, Munir Ozturk|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-11-01|