Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Topic: Mangroves

At least 54,000 Mangrove Trees to lose lives over Bullet Train Project in Maharashtra

Mangroves help prevent flooding, especially in low-lying areas. A 2014 study titled ‘Mangroves for coastal defence‘ notes that the dense roots of these trees help to bind and build soils. “The above-ground roots slow down water flows, encourage deposition of sediments and reduce erosion.”