Centro De Investigaciones Biologicas del Noroeste: Mangroves
Conservation of arid mangrove ecosystems in Baja California Sur, Mexico

Creation of Artificial Ecosystems from Desert Wastelands

Fallow desert lands in Baja California Sur
Fallow desert lands in Baja California Sur, suitable for creation of an artificial mangrove ecosystem.

In several areas (like Hong Kong and Baja California Sur, Mexico), some of the mangrove ecosystems share the same geographical area as nearby growing urban areas, thus slow destruction is inevitable. However, especially in low-populated desert coastal areas, there is an alternative; reforestation of unused lands.

Go to the page of proposals for mangrove conservation

Comments on page content: Dr. Yoav Bashan
Design & production:Larry Miller
Version: February 2005