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4 Months ago

Mangrove trees won't survive sea-level rise by 2050 if emissions aren't cut: Scientists explored how the valuable ecosystems responded to rising seas in the past

Mangrove trees -- valuable coastal ecosystems found in Florida and other warm climates - won't survive sea-level rise by 2050 if greenhouse gas emissions aren't reduced, according to a new study. Using sediment data from the last 10,000 years, an international team estimated the chances of mangrove survival based on rates of sea-level rise.

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