Co-occurrence of ecosystem services to inform global mangrove conservation planning

  • Posted by Alex White
  • On February 7, 2024
Written by Alex White and Jasmine Hall  Mangrove forests provide important ecosystem services (ES) such as sequestering carbon, supporting invertebrate fish production, and protecting coastlines. These forests are also vital habitats for wildlife and support biodiversity in the land and sea. Despite their importance, mangroves are declining, with protection and restoration efforts ranging from modest […]
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Effective action needs accessible science

  • Posted by Chris Brown
  • On July 1, 2019
Coastal wetlands are globally threatened. However, the plight of these habitats, like mangrove forests, seagrass meadows and saltmarshes, is not well recognised relative to other coastal ecosystems, such as coral reefs. This translates into funding shortfalls both for the science needed to address coastal wetland decline and for the protection and restoration actions needed to […]
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