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Trees growing Great Barrier Reef

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Description: Mangrove forests are rapidly expanding on remote sand cays in the northern Great Barrier Reef, capturing carbon and helping tiny islands grow.  Such trees provide fertile homes for various aquatic creatures.   "Some mangrove forests are marching forwards by up to five to six meters per year,” one researcher said.    Click Here  

Uploaded: 10/23/2023 by Tom Hemmick
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