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News release

Mangrove Atlas announcement

18 June 2010

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The World Atlas of Mangroves

This Atlas provides the first truly global assessment of the state of the world’s mangroves. Written by Dr. Mark Spalding, a leading expert on mangroves with support from more than 100 top international mangrove researchers and organizations, this full colour Atlas contains 60 full-page maps showing locations of all the world’s mangroves, hundreds of photographs and illustrations and comprehensive country-by-country assessments of mangroves. The detailed maps and new mangrove area statistics are derived from recent satellite imagery, comprising, the most comprehensive study ever undertaken of these important ecosystems.

http://www.glomis.com/atlas.html