Loading harvested mangrove poles into a boat, from the 15 year thinning phase of managed mangrove forestry at the Matang mangroves. Logging in the Matang mangrove forest, where Rhizophora apiculata trees are grown for 30 years and then harvested for charcoal production. This hundred year old program is considered the best managed production mangrove forest in the world. Taiping vicinity, Perak, Malaysia. May 2006