Are Mangroves The Solution to Urban Sustainability in Asia?

October 30, 2014 by  
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Mangrove forests are some of the most carbon-rich habitats on earth, but unintentional urban shifts continue to threaten these sensitive and essential environments . Policies to conserve and restore these ecosystems can provide high carbon benefits, especially in areas where mangrove loss has been most dramatic. Urban designers have noticed the threats to mangrove populations and are developing solutions that not only restore lost mangrove cover, but honor and create amenities around them. Cities like Hong Kong and Shenzhen are making dramatic improvements in their mangrove forest health. Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Read the rest of Are Mangroves The Solution to Urban Sustainability in Asia? Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: china , city health , ecosystem health , green city , Hong Kong , Hong Kong development , Hong Kong waterfront park , Landlink , landlink design prototype , mangrove , mangrove forest , mangrove swamp , mangrove trees , mangroves , monsoon protection , Mumbai , neville mars , palm , palm trees , river , riverbanks , Sean O’Malley , shenzhen , shrubs , slum , slums , soil erosion , sustainable cities , SWA , SWA group , swamps , Trees , urban sustainability , water garden , water issues , waterfront , waterfront development , wetland , wetlands

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