Why are Mangroves Important?

Mangroves are commonly described as the ‘forests of the sea’, owed to their roots being submerged in water, whilst adapted to thrive in both freshwater and saline conditions. Due to their ability to withstand challenging conditions such as storm surges and tidal influxes, mangroves are the second most biodiverse ecosystem after the coral reef system;Continue reading “Why are Mangroves Important?”