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முகப்பு All News Launching of the National Policy on Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Mangrove Ecosystems in Sri Lanka
Launching of the National Policy on Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Mangrove Ecosystems in Sri Lanka
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Amongst the different ecosystems in Sri Lanka, mangroves represent a unique collection of specialized fauna and flora adopted to survive in brackish water conditions and intertidal zones. As per the estimates of Department of Forests (2010), 15,669 ha of Sri Lanka is covered with mangroves. In Sri Lanka, around 21 true mangrove and several mangrove associated flora have been identified. Most importantly, this represents one third of the world mangrove species diversity.

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