‘Seagrass ecosystems reduce exposure to bacterial pathogens of humans, fishes, and invertebrates’

An interesting new Science article just came out discussing the important ecosystem services seagrass meadows provide.  Click here to read the article. Abstract is below.  […]

By | 2017-12-01T14:01:51-05:00 February 17th, 2017|Categories: seagrass|Tags: , |Comments Off on ‘Seagrass ecosystems reduce exposure to bacterial pathogens of humans, fishes, and invertebrates’

Mangroves worth billions just by capturing Carbon

A recent study found that mangroves within Everglades National Park store between $2 billion and $3.4 billion dollars of Carbon. See abstract below and links to popular news articles here and here.

“Old growth mangroves in existing protected areas store more carbon than restored forests or plantations. Carbon storage in such forests has economic value independent of additionality, offering opportunities […]

By | 2016-12-22T14:12:13-05:00 December 22nd, 2016|Categories: Mangroves and Creeks|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Mangroves worth billions just by capturing Carbon

Conserving Mangrove Ecosystems

Here is a great, short article about global mangrove ecosystems: Forests between the Tides: Conserving Earth’s vanishing mangrove ecosystems. The article highlights mangrove forests around the world, a few close to home, like Cuba and the Southeast US, in addition to mangrove forests in Tanzania and Sri Lanka. It also discusses the research of a collaborator, Dr. […]

By | 2017-12-01T14:01:56-05:00 February 10th, 2016|Categories: Mangroves and Creeks|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Conserving Mangrove Ecosystems