Friday, 4 October 2019

Man the Mangrove!

In Queensland and Northern Territory in Australia a 400 km stretch of Mangrove has been decimated (https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/oct/03/shocked-scientists-find-400km-of-dead-and-damaged-mangroves-in-gulf-of-carpentaria). This is probably due to a combination of record high temperatures, declining sea levels and a sequence of two cyclones in that area. No matter how generated, the loss will be felt in terms of land erosion and the loss of habitat by many developing marine organisms. 

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