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With few hard frosts, tropical mangroves push north


December 30, 2013

black mangrove grows amid salt marsh plants Cold-sensitive mangrove forests doubled in area along Florida's Atlantic Coast northward as the frequency of killing frosts waned, according to a study based on 28 years of satellite data from the University of Maryland and the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Full Story

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