Climate Change and Forest Governance: Lessons from Indonesia

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Mangroves play a role both on land and in the water. It is currently a favourite weekend haunt for locals particularly along the Quartz Ridge and the various waterfalls. Water logging results in poor aeration and deficiency of oxygen in the soil. Crowther conducted the research while at Yale University. “Trees are among the most prominent and critical organisms on Earth, yet we are only recently beginning to comprehend their global extent and distribution,” Crowther was quoted as saying in an article posted on Yale’s web site.

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Publisher: Routledge (February 11, 2015)


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