A shift in priority and approach to wetland restoration could reduce atmospheric carbon.
Inland Mangroves Are Relics of the Past’s Higher Sea Levels
Mangroves found in southern Mexico’s rain forest, 170 kilometers from the nearest ocean, date to a time when sea levels were several meters higher.
Hurricane Maria Killed Mangroves Months After Storm
An overgrown channel between a lagoon and the ocean on the Puerto Rican island of Vieques created a backup of freshwater, disrupting the delicate balance of salinity in coastal mangrove forests.
Human Activity Makes India’s Coastlines More Vulnerable
Researchers propose the creation of an anthropogenic vulnerability index to help guide conservation policy decisions.
Hurricanes Hit Puerto Rico’s Mangroves Harder Than Florida’s
The scale and pattern of damage to the Puerto Rican forests suggest a complex interplay between wind, land, and sea.
Integrating Global Seagrass and Mangrove Ecosystem Observations
Coordinating the Implementation of Mangrove and Seagrass Essential Observations: A joint GOOS/MBON community outreach workshop to implement EOV/EBVs (Sea Plants Workshop), Consortium for Ocean Leadership; Washington, D.C., 10–11 June 2019
Can Mangroves Buffer Ocean Acidification?
New research evaluates the ability of coastal foliage to influence the ocean's pH.