Mangrove patches deserve greater recognition no matter the size


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Governments must provide stronger protection for crucial small mangrove patches, experts say.

With nearly 35% of mangroves lost from around the world since the 1980s, primarily due to coastal development, the future loss of seemingly small mangrove patches to new construction projects such as airports or aquaculture is extremely worrying for coastal communities…

Read Full Article; Science Daily (01-18-2019)

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