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2014-12-16 16:51:41

Last week, an oil tanker collided with another vessel and partially sank in the Shela river region of the Sundarbans. Scientists now fear for the species in the area.

Mangrove Forests Pushed North By Climate Change
2013-12-31 10:10:08

Cold-sensitive mangrove forests have been expanding northward along Florida's Atlantic coast for the last few decades due to extreme weather changes, ecologists reported this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

2013-12-30 23:00:54

Cold-sensitive mangrove forests have expanded dramatically along Florida’s Atlantic Coast as the frequency of killing frosts has declined, according to a new study based on 28 years of satellite

Bengali Forest Could Perish Along With Bengal Tiger Because Of Climate Change
2013-01-11 08:22:52

A new report by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) states that human development and global temperature rise is threatening one of the world’s most precious forest systems.

Tropical Mangrove Forests Must Be Saved
2012-11-15 05:35:11

Tropical mangrove forests, which have one foot on land and one foot in the sea, are being decimated by human activity and need to be approached with sustainability in mind.

2011-11-25 08:00:00

The kayaking season has opened in the marine sanctuary of Kung Kraben Bay in Thailand; an enchanting coastal haven, only about 200 kilometers from the bustling metropolis of Bangkok.

2010-05-06 18:10:00

- Migratory bird stop between North and South America at risk BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 6 /PRNewswire/ - A new environmental study sharply critical of the Government of Barbados shows the key Graeme Hall mangrove wetland is disappearing due to outside pollution and poor water quality. The Graeme Hall wetland is the last remaining mangrove in Barbados - a red mangrove forest that has existed for no less than 1,300 years.

2009-07-09 13:58:28

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2009-07-01 06:40:37

Extinction looms for amphibians, reptiles, mammals, and birds restricted to declining mangrove forests.

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2008-05-08 00:15:00

ASEAN secretary-general Surin Pitsuwan said Burma’s coastal areas were left exposed to last weekend’s catastrophic cyclone as a result of destruction of the country’s mangrove forests.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.