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Mangroves in Bali are a vital part of the coastal ecosystem

Mangroves in Bali are a vital part of the coastal ecosystem

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Uploaded 19 Aug 2010 by Lawrence Hislop
Year: 2010 Taken by: Lawrence Hislop
An important function of mangrove forest is to hold back silt water that damages coral reefs. In extreme weather conditions, mangroves provide a physical barrier, absorbing and dissipating the energy from tsunami, flood or storm winds.
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