Restoration of mangroves in the Sian Ka‘an biosphere reserve

Yadira Gómez Hernández
Posted on: 10/18/2018 - Updated on: 2/28/2020

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The Sian Ka’an biosphere reserve features mangroves and marshland. The once extensive stands in the reserve have, however, been severely depleted. A road constructed across the reserve improved access to the reserve but hindered water flow within the mangrove stands, leading to a large scale degradation of mangroves. The restoration programme uses the framework of an ecosystem-based approach to climate change adaptation to restore the original state of ecological conditions.




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Habitat/Biome Type
Target Climate Changes and Impacts
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy