Carbon-rich mangroves ripe for conservation

Nature: Carbon-rich mangroves ripe for conservation Failing to preserve mangrove forests could cause sizeable carbon emissions. Until now, the amount of carbon locked up in mangrove forests was largely unknown Mangrove forests in tropical regions of the Indian and Pacific Oceans store more carbon than previously recognized, according to a study published today in Nature Geoscience1. The findings indicate that much of the carbon in such forests is found in the surrounding soil, which is rich in organic......

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