mangroves

  • Coastal development and its impacts on mangroves

    By Hugh James, Environmental Science and Management student, Newcastle University Mangroves are referred to as the regulation and breeding hub of the marine ecosystem. Coastal development threatens fish and invertebrate breeding grounds where 75-90% of global fisheries species engage within vital mangrove structures during their life cycles. Human activities are threatening the existence of mangroves The Australian population has a love affair with the coast; some 85% of all Australians live within 50kms of the coastline. ...

    Posted at October 7, 2012 | By : | Categories : Estuary management,Latest News,Papers & submissions | 0 Comment