The designation of Meinmahala Kyun as a Wetland of International Importance protects the last wildlife refuge in the Irrawaddy delta, which once supported the largest area of estuary mangroves in mainland Southeast Asia
New analysis supports mangrove forests, tidal marshes and seagrass meadows as effective climate buffers (Update)
In the global effort to mitigate carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere, all options are on the table—including help from nature. Recent research suggests that healthy, intact coastal wetland ecosystems such as mangrove ...
When it comes to storing carbon, scientists have put a price tag on the value of mangroves in Everglades National Park and it's in the billions.
Pelicans, flamingos, monkeys and even hyenas are under threat in Senegal along with the livelihoods of the local people as thick clusters of mangroves are disappearing.
The microbial community around mangrove roots is crucial for the plants' ability to cope with stresses in their environment. A research team from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia, shows ...
The Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over the very eastern part of the Sundarbans in Bangladesh, in this natural-colour image.
Thousands of hectares of mangroves in Australia's remote north have died, scientists said Monday, with climate change the likely cause.
Researchers found that short, stunted mangroves living along the coastal desert of Baja California store up to five times more carbon below ground than their lush, tropical counterparts. The new study led by researchers at ...
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have developed tools to help restore vital eco-systems found in tropical mangrove forests around the world.
Researchers have modelled how wetlands might respond to rising sea levels, and found that as much as four-fifths of wetlands worldwide could be lost by the end of the century if sea levels continue to rise.