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A mangrove forest in Tamilnadu, India. A new study reports that tropical storms can raise nutrient levels in coastal waters, thus improving mangrove health. Credit: Shankaran Murugan,,_Tamilnadu,_India_-_panoramio_(1).jpg), CC BY 3.0 (
September 17, 2021

The study, published in Scientific Reports, says that mangrove ecosystems have high rates of carbon sequestration which is reflected in their vast aboveground biomass and soil carbon content...Dina Nethisa Rasquinha, lead author of the study...says that the study provides insights into how mangrove productivity may change with fluctuating frequency and magnitude of cyclones under a changing climate.

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