Online citations, reference lists, and bibliographies.

Philippines’ Mangrove Ecosystem: Status, Threats And Conservation

K. Garcia, Pastor L. Malabrigo, D. T. Gevaña
Published 2014 · Geography

Cite This
Download PDF
Analyze on Scholarcy
Share
The Philippines has very rich biodiversity in terms of number and percentage. It is regarded as one of 17 mega biodiversity countries due to its geographical isolation, diverse habitats and high rates of endemism. It ranks fifth globally in terms of the number of plant species and maintains 5 % of the world’s flora. In mangroves alone, the country holds at least 50 % mangrove species of the world’s approximately 65 species. However, due to anthropogenic activities as well as natural disturbances, the country continues to lose its rich biodiversity resources including mangroves. This chapter revisits the status of Philippines’ mangroves, its current and future threats and analyzes the mechanisms on how various stakeholders put efforts to address those threats. We found out that while a number of successful conservation and restoration efforts have been made, there are still clear gaps on how different stakeholders can turn their commitments and initiatives into actions to conserve and rehabilitate Philippines’ mangrove for human well-being and sustainable development.
This paper references
10.1016/S0921-8009(00)00170-1
SPECIAL ISSUE THE VALUES OF WETLANDS: LANDSCAPE AND INSTITUTIONAL PERSPECTIVES Development and conservation of Philippine mangroves: institutional issues
J. Primavera (2000)
The Blues of a Revolution: The Damaging Impacts of Shrimp Farming
David R. Barnhizer (2003)
10.1007/s11273-008-9101-y
A review of mangrove rehabilitation in the Philippines: successes, failures and future prospects
J. Primavera (2008)
10.1579/0044-7447(2008)37[234:GPOPMI]2.0.CO;2
Growth Performance of Planted Mangroves in the Philippines: Revisiting Forest Management Strategies
M. S. Samson (2008)
10.1142/9789812776969_0168
STUDY ON THE EFFECT IN REDUCING TSUNAMI BY THE COASTAL PERMEABLE STRUCTURES
Kenji Harada (2002)
10.3390/s110302972
Mapping the Philippines’ Mangrove Forests Using Landsat Imagery
Jordan B. Long (2011)
Mangrove rehabilitation in Ticao Island, Masbate, Philippines.
Hilconida P. Calumpong (2012)
10.1016/J.AQUABOT.2007.12.007
The habitat function of mangroves for terrestrial and marine fauna: a review
I. Nagelkerken (2008)
A Review of Mangrove Biodiversity Conservation and Management
D. Macintosh (2002)
10.1016/S0964-5691(97)00072-0
Community-based coastal resource management in the Philippines : a case study
A. Alcala (1998)
10.1007/s11273-007-9064-4
Increased abundance of snails and trematode parasites of Fundulus heteroclitus (L.) in restored New Jersey wetlands
C. Santiago Bass (2007)
10.1007/s00267-009-9379-4
Conserving Mangrove Ecosystems in the Philippines: Transcending Disciplinary and Institutional Borders
Joshua Farley (2010)
10.1046/J.1365-2109.1997.00946.X
Socio‐economic impacts of shrimp culture
J. Primavera (1997)
10.1023/B:HUEC.0000019762.36361.48
Local Management of Mangrove Forests in the Philippines: Successful Conservation or Efficient Resource Exploitation?
B. Walters (2004)
National ecotourism strategy
A. Allcock (1994)
Handbook of mangroves in the Philippines: Panay.
J. Primavera (2004)
10.2307/2997695
Factors influencing biodiversity and distributional gradients in mangroves
N. C. Duke (1998)
10.1023/A:1009928003700
Mangroves as a coastal protection from waves in the Tong King delta, Vietnam
Yoshihiro Mazda (1997)
10.1016/S0065-2881(01)40003-4
Biology of mangroves and mangrove Ecosystems
K. Kathiresan (2001)
10.1046/J.1095-8339.2002.00002.X
A review of the floral composition and distribution of mangroves in Sri Lanka
L. P. Jayatissa (2002)
10.1017/S0376892902000231
Present state and future of the world's mangrove forests
D. Alongi (2002)
10.1080/21580103.2011.621377
Tree biomass and carbon stock of a community‐managed mangrove forest in Bohol, Philippines
L. D. Camacho (2011)
An assessment of the status of biodiversity in the Maduganga mangrove estuary
C. Bambaradeniya (2002)
10.2307/2260446
The botany of mangroves
A. Gentry (1986)
10.1016/J.SEARES.2007.05.003
Managing mangroves with benthic biodiversity in mind: Moving beyond roving banditry
A. Ellison (2008)
10.1007/s11027-012-9411-5
Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation plus (REDD+) in the Philippines: will it make a difference in financing forest development?
R. Lasco (2012)
A report to the food and agriculture organization of the united nations (FAO) in support of sampling study for National Forestry Resources Monitoring and Assessment (NAFORMA) in Tanzania
E. Tomppo (2010)
10.1371/journal.pone.0010095
The Loss of Species: Mangrove Extinction Risk and Geographic Areas of Global Concern
B. Polidoro (2010)
Creating space for local forest management in the Philippines
A. P. Contreras (2003)
10.1017/S0376892903000298
People and mangroves in the Philippines: fifty years of coastal environmental change
B. Walters (2003)
10.5962/bhl.title.13582
Minor Products of Philippine Forests
William Henry Brown (2010)



This paper is referenced by
10.5220/0007925701530164
A Species-specific Individual-based Simulation Model of Mixed Mangrove Forest Stands
I. Estacio (2019)
The effect of mangrove development on coral reef fish in Bocas del Toro, Panama and global mangrove management methods
Alexandra Yingst (2016)
Floral Diversity of a Mangrove Forest in Cotabato City, Philippines
Farida K. Dimalen (2019)
10.3390/rs11060688
The Mangrove Forests Change and Impacts from Tropical Cyclones in the Philippines Using Time Series Satellite Imagery
Mary Joy C. Buitre (2019)
10.1080/21580103.2015.1057619
Composition and diversity of plants in Sibuti mangrove forest, Sarawak, Malaysia
K. Shah (2016)
10.1080/13416979.2019.1696441
Perceptions of local communities on mangrove forests, their services and management: implications for Eco-DRR and blue carbon management for Eastern Samar, Philippines
Jay Mar D. Quevedo (2020)
10.1007/978-3-319-73016-5_26
Conserving Mangroves for Their Blue Carbon: Insights and Prospects for Community-Based Mangrove Management in Southeast Asia
D. T. Gevaña (2018)
Common Name Conservation Status Acanthaceae Lagiwliw Least Concern Acanthaceae Bungalon Least Concern Acanthaceae Api-api Least Concern Acanthaceae Miapi Vulnerable Arecaceae Nipa Least Concern Bombacaceae Gapas-gapas Endangered Combretaceae Tabao
(2019)
10.1016/J.ECOLIND.2018.03.076
Assessing ecosystem collapse risk in ecosystems dominated by foundation species: the case of fringe mangroves
Ashleigh F Marshall (2018)
10.15376/biores.13.4.7826-7850
Management Practices and Aboveground Biomass Production Patterns of Rhizophora apiculata Plantation: Study from a Mangrove Area in Samut Songkram Province, Thailand
Md. Kamrul Hassan (2018)
10.1117/12.2541392
UAV mapping for Mangrove ecosystem management in the coastal area of special region Yogyakarta
Nurul Khakhim (2019)
10.30852/sb.2020.983
Sustainable mangrove rehabilitation: Lessons and insights from community-based management in the Philippines and Myanmar
Leni D. Camacho (2020)
Participatory mangrove forest management in the Carey Island, Malaysia
M. Almasi (2018)
10.1007/978-1-4614-8582-7_1
Mangrove Ecosystem of Malaysia: Status, Challenges and Management Strategies
A. Latiff (2014)
10.32945/atr4126.2019
Species diversity and composition of mangroves in Tacloban City, Philippines
Teofanes A. Patindol (2019)
10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.06.080
Damage and recovery assessment of the Philippines' mangroves following Super Typhoon Haiyan.
Jordan Long (2016)
10.1515/fsmu-2017-0008
Stand density management and blue carbon stock of monospecific mangrove plantation in Bohol, Philippines
D. T. Gevaña (2017)
Carbon stock assessment of a mangrove forest in Cotabato City, Philippines
Farida K. Dimalen (2019)
10.1007/978-3-319-51926-5_11
The Use and Abuse of Sea Resources
Yves Boquet (2017)
J. Bio. & Env. Sci
Jayson Cardillo (2019)
Structure and composition of riverine and fringe mangroves at Muara Kubu protected areas, West Kalimantan, Indonesia
T. S. Nugroho (2019)
Diversity of mangrove species in three municipalities of Davao del Norte , Philippines
Brian L. Pototan (2017)
Ecological suitability of mangrove ecotourism in Labuan Uki Bay, Bolaang Mongondow Regency, North Sulawesi Province, Indonesia.
R. Lasabuda (2019)
Semantic Scholar Logo Some data provided by SemanticScholar