International Year of Forests 2011

Celebrate forests every day

Unasylva No. 237
Vol. 62, 2011/1

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Rome, 2011

Editor: A. Perlis
Editorial Advisory Board:
P. Csoka, L. Flejzor, T. Hofer, F. Kafeero, W. Kollert, A. Perlis, E. Rametsteiner, S. Rose, J. Tissari, P. van Lierop, P. Vantomme, M.L. Wilkie
Emeritus Advisers:
J. Ball, I.J. Bourke, C. Palmberg-Lerche, L. Russo
Regional Advisers:
F. Bojang, C. Carneiro, P. Durst, M. Saket
Design: Maxtudio

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Cover photo: In a mass wedding held on Valentines Day, hundreds of couples celebrate their marriage by planting mangrove saplings. In this annual event designed to rehabilitate fish spawning grounds, the government of Puerto Princesa City, the Philippines, allows couples to marry free of charge – as long as they plant a mangrove.


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