10 Jul '12, 12pm

A great paper on Mandai mangroves-Lessons for SEAsia’s mangroves. Plus how you CAN make a difference for our mangroves

A great paper on Mandai mangroves-Lessons for SEAsia’s mangroves. Plus how you CAN make a difference for our mangroves

What can we learn from Mandai mangroves? Lots! There were communities living at Mandai until until the late 1980s A fascinating paper "Mandai mangrove, Singapore: Lessons for the conservation of Southeast Asia’s mangroves" has just been published in the Raffles Bulletin of Zoology that is packed with information about Mandai's past, present and future. And how lessons from Mandai can help us understand threats to mangroves in Singapore and beyond. PLUS find out how you can make a difference for Mandai and other mangroves! From the paper, I learnt that Mandai mangrove was once part of an extensive mangrove complex that stretched as far as Lim Chu Kang and Sungei Buloh to the west. Prior to the colonial period, this mangrove supported seafaring peoples such as the Orang Seletar and the Orang Biduanda Kallang. Although much of the Mandai mangroves have been lost, they still p...

Full article: http://wildshores.blogspot.com/2012/07/mandai-mangroves-l...

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