Planet of Mangroves

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planet of mangroves

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Photographer’s remarks

Cut mangroves, due to low level of sea water, most of them are slow in reproducing. Cutting of mangroves which is a violation of the national as well as the international laws that ensure protection and preservation of the fauna and flora. It had therefore pleaded to the court to restrain the accused from the illegal practice. Mangrove wetland is a multiple use ecosystem. It is considered as a best form of coastal bioshield since it plays a critical role in reducing the impact of cyclonic storms, hurricanes and tsunami on human lives and properties.

Location

Barangay Pangapuyan, Zamboanga City, Philippines

Name of photographer

Kates V. Allas

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