Plants in threat
Photography: Cristopher Gonzalez https://creativecommons.org/.
Due to the activities of human beings, several species have been extinct and many others are endangered;even complete ecosystems have their delicate balance altered or dramatically reduced their surface because of devastation. The nature reserves were created to preserve ecosystems, species and natural resources, at the same time promoting activities such as ecotourism, carrying out programs for the reproduction of endangered species, as well as generating opportunities for research and education.
Species subject to special protection in Mexico.
Black Mangrove-Avicennia germinans
Species in Threat. It is in danger of disappearing in the short or medium term. The activities of the human being are the main threat to the mangroves.
SEMARNAT. (2010). ” NORMA Oficial Mexicana NOM-059-SEMARNAT-2010, Protección ambiental-Especies nativas de México de flora y fauna silvestres-Categorías de riesgo y especificaciones para su inclusión, exclusión o cambio-Lista de especies en riesgo. ” (On-line), profepa.gob.mx. Accessed June 12, 2019 at https://www.profepa.gob.mx/innovaportal/file/435/1/NOM_059_SEMARNAT_2010.pdf