Socio-economic factors shown to drive mangrove losses and gains

31 Oct 2022
Mangroves at Minjerribah, Moreton Bay Marine Park, Queensland, Australia (Image: E. Cunningham)

New research into the drivers of mangrove loss over the past 20 years has revealed that most of the degradation can be attributed to socio-economic and biophysical factors, with mangrove cover increasing in some areas.

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