Cultivation of mangrove trees in new coastal rehabilitation joint project.
Big effort exerted to rehabilitate Mangroves trees
Photo feature by Sami Al-Khalifa
KUWAIT, Sep 3 (KUNA) -- Mangroves trees were rehabilitated as part of a joint project run by Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR), Public Authority for Agriculture and Fisheries, and Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science (KFAS), on the coastal road in Shuwaikh area. Mangroves trees, Known for their ability to withstand high salinity, purify sea water, stabilize coastal soils, and form an ecosystem for coastal marine organisms, were growing on Kuwait's shores during the 1940s, but were extinct because of logging.(end) sk.nhq
Mangrove trees are vital for the maritime environment
Mangroves trees have the ability to withstand high salinity
Mangroves trees rehabilitated in Shuwaikh beach
Mangroves trees protect beaches from natural erosion
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|Date:||Sep 3, 2019|
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