Mysterious Mangroves are Disappearing!
Mangroves, also known as “walking trees,” have mastered the art of surviving in the world’s harshest environments. These unique plants are key players in our planet’s ecosystems, but they are under threat. In Secret of the Mangroves: From Salt Crocs to Mudskippers readers will uncover the mysteries of these magical trees, what they do for our planet, and what we need to do to preserve them.
On a whirlwind trip around the globe, Secret of the Mangroves: From Salt Crocs to Mudskippers peels back the veil of secrecy and reveals the hidden world of mangroves and their unique adaptations to salty ocean life. Readers will be transported deep into the mangrove forests, witnessing first hand the abundant biodiversity in this spellbinding ecosystem abundant with intriguing plant-animal relationships. On the way we discover the critical need for mangroves to support life, whether on ocean or on land, including humans.