Journal article

Mangrove Rehabilitation and Restoration as Experimental Adaptive Management

Aaron M Ellison, Alexander J Felson, Daniel A Friess

Frontiers in Marine Science | Frontiers Media | Published : 2020

Abstract

Rehabilitated and restored mangrove ecosystems have important ecological, economic, and social values for coastal communities. Although a sine qua non of successful mangrove rehabilitation or restoration projects is accurate attention to local hydrology and basic biology of mangrove trees and their associated fauna, their long-term success depends on far more axes, each with their own challenges. Rehabilitation projects: are planned, designed, executed, and managed by people with diverse backgrounds and different scientific and socio-political agendas; need to be responsive to these multiple stakeholders and agents who hold different values; are often influenced by laws and treaties spanning..

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