Mangrove forest

     What we are doing to the forests is a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another – MahatmaGandhi.
The more we learn about nature, more beautiful and peaceful our mind will be. My painting depicts one of the most underrated protectors of nature including human lives …#MANGROVE FORESTS#
# I’m just sharing my knowledge about Mangroves with the help of my painting.
# We are facing frequent cyclones every year. Recently some states were badly hit by Amphan cyclone. So what is the role of Mangroves?? 

# Mangroves
– acts as buffer & reduce impact of cyclones & storm surge.- they break the wind force- provide habitat to animals during cyclone or otherwise- they reduce pollution. 
We just need to protect them.
So how it works. 
#Mangroves create a maze & dense habitat. #With species which are salt tolerant & special adaptations. #They act like buffer & consume the winds & energy. So after passing, the storms get dampen.  

#They are prop roots. (These are adventitious roots that develop from the large horizontal branches in trees, hang downwards and finally enter the soil. This gives them pillar like appearance).
#Additionally roots buffer against damage to coasts & enhance biodiversity & carbon sequestration.
Learning about nature requires more than a life time. The only thing we can do is to share our knowledge to the upcoming generation.

Published by sumasirishathota

This blog contains original hand paintings made by me and they are also available for sale on order. The content is purely original. I am a selftaught artist.

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