Mangrove conservation can pay for itself in flood protection

Mangrove conservation can pay for itself in flood protection


Mangrove, Seychelles. Photograph: © SAF – Coastal Care.

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The natural coastal defenses provided by mangrove forests reduce annual flooding significantly in critical hotspots around the world. Without mangroves, flood damages would increase by more than $65 billion annually, and 15 million more people would be flooded, according to a new study…

Read Full Article, Science Daily (03-10-2020)

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