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Mangrove forests are some of the world’s most valuable coastal ecosystems—and they’re being destroyed at an alarming rate. We’ve lost 50% of the world’s mangroves just in the past half century, and if current trends continue, the remaining mangroves could be gone within the next 100 years.

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RT @Nature4Climate: More #mangroves mean safer coastlines in times of duress and flooding. In #Indonesia, which holds much of the world’s m…

18 October 2019

RT @IUCN: Mangroves have the ability to absorb up to four times more carbon dioxide by area than upland terrestrial forests. Learn more a…

18 October 2019

World leaders meet in just a few days for the #OurOcean conference in Norway. Oslo may not be know for its… https://t.co/pMCsOZE6RJ

18 October 2019

RT @WetlandsInt: Two entire villages were forced to move to a higher place. Broken bridges, roads under the water, electric poles standing…

18 October 2019

RT @WetlandsInt: In #Indonesia, mangroves were converted to lands for aquaculture. As a result, the coastal communities were exposed to lan…

18 October 2019

RT @AndreaKroetz: Did you know that juvenile smalltooth #sawfish use shallow, warm waters in close proximity to mangroves for nursery habit…

17 October 2019

RT @WWF_Sharks: Decades ago there were many records of #sawfish bycatch along the Pakistani coastline. Our @WWFPak team did eDNA sampling i…

17 October 2019

a project will create "mangrove wardens... to see to the well-being and protection of the plants, which are also gr… https://t.co/L5hV5ejrwc

16 October 2019

This work "aims to share best practice and expand mutual cooperation in the conservation and sustainable utilizatio… https://t.co/OQOWFa1JbO

16 October 2019

RT @MangrovesNow: Today is #WorldFoodDay! #Mangroves are habitat and nursery for over 3000 fish species as well as crabs, shrimps and other…

16 October 2019

RT @FFEM_Fr: Road to @COP25CL 🌊How to take concrete actions to protect #ocean #climate services? Some answers by Janique Etienne @FFEM_Fr :…

16 October 2019

RT @wwfpacific: WWF-Pacific team wrapped up the final survey for @Biome_Health fieldwork this past weekend. In collaboration with our partn…

16 October 2019

RT @danfriess: New AWESOME review on the impacts of tropical cyclones on mangrove forests in @annbot https://t.co/sSsxgOuMS1 by Ken Krauss…

16 October 2019

RT @CoastalCarbon: Do you have particular expertise in tidal wetland below ground plant traits or decay rates? Want to spend 15-30 minutes…

16 October 2019

RT @pewenvironment: Blue carbon habitats, like mangroves and seagrasses, play a key role in combating climate change, building resilience,…

15 October 2019

RT @commonwealthsec: #Commonwealth countries are met in #SriLanka 🇱🇰 to decide on a work plan to help save the world’s #mangroves 🌱 The pl…

15 October 2019

RT @IUCN_ecosystem: @IUCN @IUCN_Water @IUCN_CEM @redlisteco @IUCN_forests @IUCN_CEC @IUCN_business @IUCN_Gender @IucnOcean @NatureBasedSols…

14 October 2019

RT @ABCIndigenous: NT traditional owners urge climate change policy makers to witness mangrove devastation. Scientists have said the sever…

14 October 2019

RT @WBTanzania: #EnvironmentalDegradation + #pollution (along coastlines & marine areas) + biodiversity decline = decreasing fish yields, p…

14 October 2019

RT @originlbookgirl: @SenKamalaHarris Please spread the word about @Mangroves https://t.co/yJ0rpQRUcv Reforestation and vertical forests…

14 October 2019

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