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#Travel #500px : The crossing by bencanav by bencanav #photography#IFTTT

this is the crossing between the two islands of “Sainte Marie” and “Ile aus Nattes “Madagascar,

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Plans to restore eroded Ubin shoreline

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

More will be done to protect Pulau Ubin’s flora and fauna, including plans to restore its northern shoreline, build a coastal boardwalk and support the recovery of endangered plants and animals. 513 more words

Current Affairs

Sunderbans - beyond the Bengal tiger

My maiden visit to Sunderbans, the only mangrove tiger land in the world was truly memorable for more reasons than one.  Bestowed with natural beauty and magnificent scenery, the national park being home to one of the largest reserves of the Bengal tiger is almost synonomous with the wild cat.   790 more words

Travel

WIO Mangrove Training

Today the two week course in Western Indian Ocean (WIO) mangroves started! We have had some fascinating talks already about mangrove distribution and services, threats to mangroves and then the general biology, ecology and phenology of mangroves. 86 more words

Research

Jewel of the mangroves

The jewel of the mangroves had been luring me since last year to make a visit to Bhitarkanika, a small mangrove sanctuary in coastal Orissa. The name itself had a lyrical ring about it – “bhitar” = interior and “kanika” = gold, and conjured up an image of a lush paradise with a hint of mystery and adventure. 991 more words

Birding

Just as Great Barrier Reef, Australia’s Mangrove Dying May Contribute to Global Warming

Our ecosystem is in exponential collapse, yet in our climate change circles, there is a preponderance of articles dealing with icecap melt and rising sea levels, as if these things were happening in isolation. 264 more words

Rapid Climate Change