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Mangroves in S. Sulawesi face uncertain future

  • Andi Hajramurni

    The Jakarta Post

Makassar | Fri, March 22 2013 | 11:03 am

PREMIUM South Sulawesi is facing massive mangrove forest destruction as over the past 30 years deforestation and pollution have taken their toll and damaged almost 90 percent of the total original areas.

The Mangrove Action Project (MAP) Indonesia recorded that the damage had reached 89 percent, citing that the worst damage took place in the 1980s.

The deforestation rate of mangrove forest...

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