State of the World’s Mangroves

A comprehensive new report from Global Mangrove Alliance shows the benefits of mangroves—and how they can be saved. The average rates of global mangrove loss are slowing, and mangroves are being restored across their endemic lands despite external threats. To fully recover mangrove populations and reap their benefits for generations to come, people worldwide need to come together as allies for these critical systems.

Download the State of the World’s Mangrove Report at this link.

View Mangrove ecosystem services – like carbon storage – on Mapping Ocean Wealth at this link.

Image: Mangrove forest from above. An aerial view of the dense mangrove forest on Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia. © Joel Vodell