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Forest & Bird recognises that mangroves are an indigenous species with high biodiversity value.
Forest & Bird supports:
- The protection of mangroves as an indigenous species.
- Recognition that mangroves provide ecosystem services that contribute to the welfare of people and ecosystems.
- The requirement that any removal of mangroves must be small scale, evidence-based and limited.
- That resources be properly directed at avoiding the impacts of activities that are causing changes in the coastal environment.