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By Emmanuel Neba Ndenecho

This booklet emphasises that making plans is vital, because the conservation ways of the earlier would possibly not paintings in an ever-changing hotter surroundings. It appraises present administration techniques, assesses the organic and actual results of weather swap on typical structures in Cameroon and designs a making plans and administration framework for every traditional process in the context of worldwide warming. weather swap poses a fancy bewildering array of difficulties for ecosystems. the most important query is, what may be performed - as well as efforts to lessen CO2 emissions - to extend the resistance and resilience of those normal platforms to weather switch? This booklet seeks to reply to the above query by means of drawing from the gigantic array of clinical info to be had at the topic, and that could now not be on hand to coverage makers, source planners, source managers, environmentalists, scholars of geography, conservation biology and agronomy. It constitutes an immense handbook for these able to confront the affects of weather swap. it's also a beneficial record for academics of the functioning and administration of common platforms globally.

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Millington et al; 1994). But at the northern and southern limits of mangrove on the west coast of Africa, tree heights are much lower. At the northern limit on Ile Tidra, Mauritania, 19050’N, where mean annual rainfall is 100 millimetres, Avicennia spp. trees are only a few meters high (Chapman, 1977). At the southern limit in Benguela, Angola, 12030’S, where mean annual rainfall is approximately 150 millimetres, mangrove again is quite stunted (Barbosa, 1970). 52 Manifestations of climate change are increasing temperatures and variability in precipitation resulting in floods and droughts.

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Cameroon has one of the largest reserves of rainforest left in the world which extends into neighbouring Congo, Gabon, and Democratic Republic of Congo. A debate exists between the major conservation agencies who want to protect these forest and commercial / state interests who exploit the forest for timber and natural resources. The chapter appraises forest management strategies in Cameroon with a focus on sustainable management, climate change impacts, identifies the scope for selecting adaptation strategies and a policy framework for the mitigation of impacts.

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