What Are Mangroves?

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What are Mangroves? What makes them so interesting? What are the threats?

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  • we have more than 1000 hectares of 26 species mangrove in our town and we want to develop it so the community has income to help, protect and preserve the mangrove ... the local residence has no permanent income in our town, sometimes they will cut the mangroves to used as fire wood for cooking. please guide us where to start? thanks you can email me at yennamleunam@gmail.com
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What Are Mangroves?

  1. 1.  Mangroves are trees or plants which grow in the area between the land and water. www.WhatAreMangroves.com
  2. 2.  In Florida, the Bahamas and the Caribbean, there are 4 main types of mangrove trees. The red mangrove, black mangrove, white mangrove and the buttonwood. www.WhatAreMangroves.com
  3. 3.  The Mangrove Community includes all the different plants and animals in the environment. www.WhatAreMangroves.com
  4. 4. Sharks and Fish www.WhatAreMangroves.com
  5. 5. Birds www.WhatAreMangroves.com
  6. 6. Oysters www.WhatAreMangroves.com
  7. 7. Crabs www.WhatAreMangroves.com
  8. 8. Periwinkles www.WhatAreMangroves.com
  9. 9. Why Mangroves are Cool Kayaking and Exploration www.WhatAreMangroves.com
  10. 10. Sport Fishing www.WhatAreMangroves.com
  11. 11. Education and Exploration www.WhatAreMangroves.com
  12. 12. Threats To Mangroves Human Development Pollution and Garbage www.WhatAreMangroves.com
  13. 13. What can be done? Education Getting involved For more information visit; www.WhatAreMangroves.com www.BahamasEcoVentures.com

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