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Where the tallest mangroves are

Mangrove canopy heights vary around the world in response to rain, storms and human activities, suggests a global analysis of mangrove canopy height. How tall the trees are matters for estimating global mangrove carbon storage.

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Fig. 1: Surveying a large Rhizophora spp. tree in Bintuni Bay, West Papua, Indonesia.

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Friess, D.A. Where the tallest mangroves are. Nature Geosci 12, 4–5 (2019).

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