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Mangroves in Bali

Mangroves grow in saline coastal habitats and play an important ecological role. They have a specialized root system and reproductive cycle that mean that they can thrive in salt water. There are more than 30 species growing here in Bali and they are a source of traditional food, craft and fuel materials and also play a vital role in the coastal ecosystem.

Year: 2010

From album: The Critical role of Oceans in Maintaining our Climate

Photographer: Lawrence Hislop

Tags: plants swamp

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