Threats to Mangrove Species Growing Rapidly Worldwide, Report Says

Yale Envrionment 360: One in six mangrove species faces extinction as coastal ecosystems are being destroyed or damaged by development, aquaculture, logging, and climate change, according to a new study. Following an extensive survey of coastal ecosystems, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and Sterling Zumbrunn/CIMangroves in Madagascar Conservation International placed 11 of 70 mangrove species on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Mangrove forests, which grow in tropical and ......

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