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Mangroves on Singapore's artificial seawalls!

Mangroves on Singapore's artificial seawalls!

Large mangrove trees have settled naturally on Pulau Hantu's artificial seawalls right next to massive petrochemical plants at Pulau Bukom. Checking the mangroves on the Pulau Hantu seawall in Mar 2013 I also observed similar natural regeneration on artificial shores near the Marina Barrage in 2008. Can we encourage similar natural regeneration on other stretches of artificial seawalls?! These details are part of City in a Reef: my feedback on the Draft Master Plan 2013 I first noticed the mangrove trees that had settled naturally on Pulau Hantu's artificial seawalls in Apr 2009 . They were already well established and were probably growing there for sometime. I returned regularly since then to keep track on them. The brown layer in the water outside the seawall are Sargassum seaweeds growing on the reefs there. The different kinds of mangrove trees seen included common on...

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