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Mangrove Restoration in Guanabara Bay - Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

13:56 Nov 11 2013 Guapimirim

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Description
The forest restoration occurs in the eastern portion of the Guanabara Bay, located in Rio de Janeiro - Brazil. A total of 8.0 hectars of deforested mangrove is being revegetated with seedlings of the tree arbol species occurring in region. This work is being carried by "Guardiões do Mar Institute" by Uçá Project "Ucides cordatus Project".
February, 2014 whole area will be reforested which will gradually rebuild the forest, rescuing the biodiversity, ecological function and sustainability over time.
Additional Data
SPECIES (Identify the species to the best of your ability): Rhizophora mangle; Laguncularia racemosa; Avicennia schaueriana
SCIENTIFIC NAME (Example - Red Mangrove=Rhizophora mangle): Rhizophora mangle= Red Mangrove; Laguncularia racemosa= White Mangrove; Avicennia schaueriana = Black Mangrove
SIZE - (Measure in metrics): 8.0 hectars
HABITAT (Describe the environment where you located the species): Mangrove from Guanabara Bay - Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

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