Friday, August 18, 2017

Environment

India: Extinct mangrove species discovered on private Indian island

Wetland ecosystem in Kerala, India

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Last week an activist from the southern Indian state of Kerala, Mr V.K. Madhusudhanan sighted “ceriops tagal” or yellow mangrove on the 40 acre private island on Puthenthuruthu in Ashtamudi Lake, Kollam District, Kerala, according to an article in the Indian daily The Hindu. Coconut groves and palm trees are dotted around …Read More: India: Extinct mangrove species discovered on private Indian island