1 Tahrcountry Musings: Book Recommendation

Friday, December 03, 2010

Book Recommendation

           World Atlas of Mangroves

This atlas authored by Mark Spalding, Mami Kainuma and Lorna Collins provides a global assessment of the state of the world's mangroves. The full colour atlas contains 60 full-page maps, hundreds of photographs and illustration and a comprehensive country-by-country assessment of mangroves. It covers 124 countries.

Changes in mangrove forest cover worldwide and at regional and national levels have been highlighted. The book also presents a global statistics on biodiversity, habitat area, loss and economic value.
The book is a very valuable reference book. Highly recommended.

Dr Mark Spalding is Senior Marine Scientist at the Conservation Strategies Division of The Nature Conservancy, UK.  Mami Kainuma is the Project Coordinator and a Senior Researcher for the International Society for Mangrove Ecosystems. Japan. Lorna Collins has worked as a research associate for The Nature Conservancy and is currently studying for an MRes in Marine Biology at the University of Plymouth.

ISBN-13: 9781844076574

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