Roots of the Sea

What mangroves give the world and why we can't afford to lose them

(Cheryl Carlin)

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Are there any downsides to what you do?
It’s hard to be confronted with all of the environmental degradation going on in the mangrove system—something that I love and know how important it is. Constantly seeing it destroyed is so very difficult. I sometimes don’t want to go to places because I know what I’m going to see there. It’s very hard.

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Sarah Zielinski is an award-winning science writer and editor. She is a contributing writer in science for and blogs at Wild Things, which appears on Science News.

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