Monthly Archives: September 2013

Propagule Pages: The red mangrove

Species: Rhizophora mucronata Common names: Red Mangrove, Tanga-lahy Size: Generally up-to 25m tall; at Honko up-to approximately 7m. Features: Prominent arching prop roots, very long propagules Local uses: Building and firewood This is one of the seven species of mangrove … Continue reading

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Propagule pages: An introduction to a Mangrove

Welcome to the first of various updates from Honko that will give you an insight into the many varied aspects of the mangrove ecosystem here at the site in south west Madagascar; from the trees to the birds to the … Continue reading

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Greetings from Ambondrolava!

Let me introduce myself. I am Nina, the new Project Manager at Honko working alongside Ben (who wrote the first post). I’ve been here now for 3 weeks getting acquainted with the project, settling in at my house on stilts … Continue reading

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