Mangroves headed north for the summer
Climate change is making it possible for mangroves to grow further north than they ever have. Villanova University biologist Sam Chapman suspects within the next decade mangroves could grow as far north as Georgia. Their current northern range is Amelia Island outside of Jacksonville, FL.
So, its not necessarily a bad thing. Mangroves prevent coastal erosion and are hurricane busters. They can take a pounding and hold steady. Less damage and everybody is happy. Don't cut the mangroves.
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