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

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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