A shift in priority and approach to wetland restoration could reduce atmospheric carbon.
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.
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.
The scale and pattern of damage to the Puerto Rican forests suggest a complex interplay between wind, land, and sea.
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
New research evaluates the ability of coastal foliage to influence the ocean's pH.