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Mangrove Facts and Myths

There are so many common myths about mangrove trees and mangrove environments in general. Here are 3 of the common ones I usually hear.

1. Mangroves are dirty – Fact – Mangroves are actually rich with nutrients and filter sediment for other marine environments such as coral reefs.

2. Only young wildlife lives in mangroves – Fact – not so. Animals are indeed a nursery area, but many of these animals spend there entire adult lives in the mangrove environment

3. Mangroves are dead areas which are deserted – Fact – they are actually teeming with life! Just take a closer look at these mangrove roots.

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