Dredge Material Kills Mangroves

Fringing mangroves in the Pelican Cays, Belize, were killed by dredge material that overflowed and smothered the aerial roots of trees along the shoreline. More about mangroves can be found in our Mangroves featured story.

Fringing mangroves in Belize killed were smothered and killed by dredge material.
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Courtesy of Karen McKee/The Wetland Foundation