Pakistan: Mangroves to be declared a ‘Protected Area’

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Sindh minister, Zulfiqar Mirza, announced yesterday that the mangrove forests within the Indus Delta region have now been declared a 'Protected Area.' Mangroves are a principal component of the delta eco-system, also acting as a natural barrier against storms and reducing potential soil erosion.

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