Dr. Candy Feller Explores Mangroves

Dr. Ilka C. "Candy" Feller calls mangroves the 'nursery of the sea.' These important coastal habitats face many threats, including nutrient pollution from fertilizer runoff. That's the focus of much of Feller's work; she's a scientist at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. In this short video, Feller takes viewers on a tour of one of her field experiments in Belize

Dr. Ilka C. “Candy” Feller studies mangroves in the small streams of Panama.

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