Articles tagged "mangrove forest"

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More than 60 percent of mangroves deforested over the past 20 years, Myanmar

A new study by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) indicated that mangrove deforestation rates in Myanmar greatly surpassed previous estimates, as more than 60 percent of the forest had been converted to other uses in the last 20 years....

March 05, 2020

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Global mangrove forest destroyed rapidly

New research shows that mangroves store exceptionally more carbon than most tropical forests, but they are being destroyed from coastlines at a rapid rate, causing significant emissions of greenhouse gases.Findings by scientists from the Center for International

April 08, 2011