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Mon 17 Jan 2005

Tsunami and the environment

Category : envt

The Global Environment Centre is compiling information on the linkage between mangroves and the tsunami. See: S. Asia & S.E. Asia Tsunami: Environmental Impacts of the Asia Tsunami.

Ria Tan has also been compiling information and new reports at Wild Singapore.

The main news that has emerged are how coral reefs and mangroves provided some protection, the main factors that contributed to mangrove and coral reef loss in these areas, new calls for their protection, animal instincts that reduced their deaths, cleanup efforts, IUCN statements etc.

If you have information to contribute, please email hello@wildsingapore.com.

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