Well-managed mangroves ‘can survive rising sea levels’

SciDevNet: The prevailing idea that sea-level rise will inevitably wipe out mangrove forests -- fragile ecosystems that protect nearby communities from natural hazards such as floods and storms -- is challenged by a recent report. Mangroves in some areas will be able to survive climate change-induced sea-level rise as they can slowly increase the level of soil in which they thrive, but only if they are managed and protected, according to 'The response of mangrove soil surface elevation to sea level rise' report.......

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