Mangroves are key element of Bali tourism, says Vice Governor


Ketut Sudikerta, Vice Governor of Bali, said that Indonesia needed to strengthen mangrove conservation. Photo: K. Sato/ITTO

Indonesia needs to strengthen its efforts to conserve mangroves because the richness of flora and fauna in mangrove ecosystems is a key element of Bali’s tourism industry, according to the Vice Governor of Bali Province, Ketut Sudikerta.