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Mangrove forests are among the planet’s best carbon scrubbers.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using data courtesy of Simard et al. (2019). Story by Carol Rasmussen, NASA Earth Science News Team, with Mike Carlowicz, NASA Earth Observatory.

Published February 25, 2019
Data acquired 2000

Sources:
ICESat > GLAS
Space Shuttle > SRTM