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Bontang City has mangrove areas located in Bontang Kuala, Tanjung Laut, and Bontang Lestari. Some of this mangrove area has been destroyed because of human activity, such as illegal logging. Badak LNG through community development program called mangrove conservation (from 2010). This program is developed by Tani Lestari Indah group by building a house of mangrove seed production. It is established at coastal area of Tanjung Laut Indah that the land area is around 1.320 m2 (33m x 40m).
At the mangrove area, we can find several types of mangrove such as Tall-Stilt Mangrove (Rhizophora apiculata), Bakau Kurap (Rhizopora mucronata), Yellow Mangrove (Ceriops tagal), Oriental Mangrove (Bruguiera gymnorrizha), Pidada Merah (Sonneratia caseolaris), Mangrove Cannonball Tree (Xylocarpus granatum) dan Red Teruntum (Lumnitzera littorea). R. apiculata, R. mucronata, and Ceriops tagal are the dominant type in mangrove ecosystem.