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Located in coastal areas of Pakistan. They provide breeding grounds for fish and supply firewood for many applications.
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All About Pakistan: Forests in Pakistan

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Dry Tropical Forests. Mangrove Forests, Karachi, Pakistan. Fairly large areas (2/3) of Pakistan fall under the dry tropical zone consisting of Indus plains in Punjab and Sind and low hills in southern and western Balochistan.
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Death being spelled out for Punjab's mangroves | Pakistan Today ...

Death being spelled out for Punjab's mangroves | Pakistan Today ... | Mangroves in Pakistan | Scoop.it
Mangroves forests of Pakistan in Indus delta and along Arabian Sea coastal areas, as per estimates, are some 129,000 hectors in the Indus delta and over 3,000 hectors in Miani Hor, Kalmat Khor and Gwadar bay areas.
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Coastal Communities and the concept of ownership of mangroves ...

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Here are some major points to understand the story in Sindhi language.  Current Status of mangroves in Pakistan  Mangroves forest cover before partition of Subcontinent was 600000 hectares in Indus Delta  Unchecked ...
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Tourist Hordes Trashing World's Largest Mangrove Forest · Global ...

Tourist Hordes Trashing World's Largest Mangrove Forest · Global ... | Mangroves in Pakistan | Scoop.it
Increasing numbers of loud and littering tourists are damaging the world's largest mangrove forest, which stretches from Bangladesh to eastern India and is home to Royal Bengal Tigers and a colorful collection of other wildlife that includes...
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Island Project of Bahria town is a great threat to Karachi marine life ...

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The letter also stated quoting Geographic Information System (GIS) 2004 by WWF-Pakistan which confirms that 3,349 hectares of mangrove forests cover these islands, which after the construction of the project will be ...
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Mangrove planters aspire to break world record | Latest news, Breaking news, Pakistan News, World news, business, sport and multimedia | DAWN.COM

Mangrove planters aspire to break world record | Latest news, Breaking news, Pakistan News, World news, business, sport and multimedia | DAWN.COM | Mangroves in Pakistan | Scoop.it
Dawn.com is your source for the latest breaking news, current events and top stories from Pakistan, South Asia and the world.
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Pakistan to set mangrove plantation record in coming spring

Pakistan to set mangrove plantation record in coming spring | Mangroves in Pakistan | Scoop.it
Pakistan Observer Islamabad, Pakistan, breaking news, entertainment, world, sports, cricket, business, politics, health,News Stories, Articles, Sports News, Business News, Karachi News, Lahore News, Headline News.
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Farming & Agriculture: Mangroves of Pakistan

Farming & Agriculture: Mangroves of Pakistan | Mangroves in Pakistan | Scoop.it
Mangroves put a shield to tsunamis, thunderstorms and strong winds. In Pakistan 90% of mangroves are in Sindh province which is the main reason Sindh has been spared of disastrous cyclones
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Mangrove - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Mangroves are various types of trees up to medium height and shrubs that grow in saline coastal sediment habitats in the tropics and subtropics – mainly between latitudes 25° N and 25° S. The remaining mangrove forest areas of the world in 2000 was 53,190 square miles (137,760 km²) spanning 118 countries and territories.[1][2] The word is used in at least three senses: (1) most broadly to refer to the habitat and entire plant assemblage or mangal,[3][page needed] for which the terms mangrove forest biome, mangrove swamp and mangrove forest are also used, (2) to refer to all trees and large shrubs in the mangrove swamp, and (3) narrowly to refer to the mangrove family of plants, the Rhizophoraceae, or even more specifically just to mangrove trees of the genus Rhizophora. The term "mangrove" comes to English from Spanish (perhaps by way of Portuguese), and is of Caribbean origin, likely Taíno. It was earlier "mangrow" (from Portuguese mangue or Spanish mangle), but this was corrupted via folk etymology influence of "grove".

The mangrove biome, or mangal, is a distinct saline woodland or shrubland habitat characterized by depositional coastal environments, where fine sediments (often with high organic content) collect in areas protected from high-energy wave action. Mangroves dominate three-quarters of tropical coastlines.[4] The saline conditions tolerated by various mangrove species range from brackish water, through pure seawater (30 to 40 ppt), to water concentrated by evaporation to over twice the salinity of ocean seawater (up to 90 ppt).[4][5]

An increase in mangroves has been suggested for climate change mitigation.[6][7]

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Island City violates Ramsar Convention: WWF - Pakistan Daily Times

Island City violates Ramsar Convention: WWF - Pakistan Daily Times | Mangroves in Pakistan | Scoop.it
Island City violates Ramsar Convention: WWF Pakistan Daily Times The letter also stated quoting Geographic Information System (GIS) 2004 by WWF-Pakistan which confirms that 3,349 hectares of mangrove forests cover these islands, which after the...

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Plants ablaze - PakistanToday.com.pk

Plants ablaze - PakistanToday.com.pk | Mangroves in Pakistan | Scoop.it
PakistanToday.com.pk Plants ablaze PakistanToday.com.pk ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's largest nursery owners on Thursday set alight seedlings as part of their plan to destroy one million plants in three phases starting on the World Forest Day to protest...

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Island City violates Ramsar Convention: WWF - Pakistan Daily Times

Island City violates Ramsar Convention: WWF - Pakistan Daily Times | Mangroves in Pakistan | Scoop.it
Island City violates Ramsar Convention: WWF Pakistan Daily Times The letter also stated quoting Geographic Information System (GIS) 2004 by WWF-Pakistan which confirms that 3,349 hectares of mangrove forests cover these islands, which after the...

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Untreated industrial waste poisoning sea | Pakistan Press International

He said widespread mangrove forests in Pakistan are shrinking due to the fast spreading sea pollution. He said these mangroves are an important buffer against cyclones besides they greatly support the marine life.
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Pakistan's Endangered Landscapes - Mangrove Forests

In the past 20 years, the world has lost almost 50 per cent of its mangrove forests, making them one of the most endangered landscapes. It is essential to recover them and to use them as a shield against a tsunami and as a ...
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Terminal operator realises the importance of mangrove forests ...

Terminal operator realises the importance of mangrove forests ... | Mangroves in Pakistan | Scoop.it
Sharique Siddiqui, the chief executive officer of the Pakistan International Bulk Terminal Limited (PIBT), said that the organisation inadvertently damaged mangroves during a construction project. But following the laws laid out ...
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Guinness certifies mangrove sapling world record | Latest news, Breaking news, Pakistan News, World news, business, sport and multimedia | DAWN.COM

Dawn.com is your source for the latest breaking news, current events and top stories from Pakistan, South Asia and the world.
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Defenders of the coast: The case of the vanishing mangroves – The Express Tribune

Defenders of the coast: The case of the vanishing mangroves – The Express Tribune | Mangroves in Pakistan | Scoop.it
Conser­vators are strugg­ling to get people to realis­e how import­ant this ecosys­tem is.
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Pakistan's mangrove ecosystem - CSS Forums

Pakistan's mangrove ecosystem - CSS Forums | Mangroves in Pakistan | Scoop.it
Pakistan's mangrove ecosystem is one of the largest found in an arid climate. Without realising their global significance, the local communities continue to use mangroves as fuelwood and fodder. In
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World Forest Summit March 2013 | Social & Development Log of ...

World Forest Summit March 2013 | Social & Development Log of ... | Mangroves in Pakistan | Scoop.it
Our World Forests Summit will assemble a leading group of experts from around the world to identify common ground and discuss mechanisms for forest stakeholders to work together differently.

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It's a Zoo Life

It's a Zoo Life | Mangroves in Pakistan | Scoop.it
Asiatic black bears can be found in wet forests in Southern Asia including Pakistan, Afghanistan, India, China and also further north into Russia, Korea, Taiwan and Japan.

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Warning signs: To save forests, act before it’s too late – The Express Tribune

Warning signs: To save forests, act before it’s too late – The Express Tribune | Mangroves in Pakistan | Scoop.it
Speake­rs highli­ght increa­sing threat­s to nation’s dwindl­ing forest reserv­es.

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