Category: Essays

Restoration and management are important processes for the conservation and sustainable use of our mangrove resources

By Phillip Da Silva, BSc, MSc

Published: June 5, 2021 • World Environment Day 2021

The time may be right to collectively re-evaluate how we perceive mangroves and the goods and services they provide. 

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Carbon Removal: Opportunities to Restore Ecosystem and Combat Climate Change

By Denise Simmons, BSc, MSc

Published: June 5, 2021 • World Environment Day 2021

Additional research [should] be focused … on the development of an enabling framework to encourage the large-scale deployment of carbon dioxide removal.

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Ecosystem Services and Rehabilitation of Mangroves – An Economic Perspective

By Stephan Moonsammy, BSc, MSc

Published: June 5, 2021 • World Environment Day 2021

For every one kilometre of mangroves lost along the coast and corresponding coastal protection services, it will cost approximately US$10.9 million dollars to build the infrastructure to replace it.

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Achieving Land Degradation Neutrality through Active Restoration

By Chetwynd Osborne, BSc, MSc

Published: June 5, 2021 • World Environment Day 2021

National agencies have made tremendous strides over the years to implement SLM strategies and practices that embody a holistic approach to attaining long-term productive ecosystems.

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Geo-spatial data is vital in ecosystem restoration

By Temitope D. Timothy OYEDOTUN, PhD

Published: June 5, 2021 • World Environment Day 2021

The use of high spatial resolution satellite sensors are recommended to improve phenological assessments of mangrove species and examine the soft sediment terrain, saline conditions, and mud bank sediments.

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