Brand new discovery of mangroves  in Brazil's Amazon River Delta

Mangroves are hardy trees and shrubs that have adapted to grow in saltwater.

Mangroves are hardy trees and shrubs that have adapted to grow in saltwater. Image: Unsplash/maxwell-ridgeway

Liz Kimbrough
Journalist, Mongabay
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A network intertwining mangrove roots.
A network intertwining mangrove roots. Image: Corey Robinson/National Geographic.
Explorer measures mangrove trunk
National Geographic Explorer, Angelo Bernardino, measures the diameter of a mangrove trunk. Image: Corey Robinson/National Geographic.

(Left) View of mangroves. (Right) National Geographic Explorers, Thiago Silva (left), and Angelo Bernardino, surrounded by mangroves.
View of mangroves and people being surrounded by mangroves. Image: Corey Robinson/National Geographic.

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