Mangrove description - Dominican Republic
Uses and threats
Widespread destruction of mangrove areas is expected in the
FAO. 1973. Inventario y fomento de los recursos forestales. Inventario Forestal FO:SF/DOM 8. Informe Tecnico. Rome.
Spalding, M.D., Blasco, F. & Field, C.D. eds. 1997. World Mangrove Atlas. The International Society for Mangrove Ecosystems, Okinawa, Japan. 178 pp.
Play a role in the preparation of the revised World Atlas of MangrovesThe information provided above will be used as an input to the revised World Atlas of Mangroves and as national level description in the Forest Resources Assessment (FRA) 2005 Thematic study on Mangroves.
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