Mangrove Roots in Belize

The dense aerial root system of this mangrove forest in Pelican Cays, Belize, creates a strong but permeable barrier to waves and currents. More about mangroves can be found in our Mangroves featured story.

Mangrove roots create a strong but permeable barrier to waves and currents in Belize.
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Courtesy of Karen McKee/The Wetland Foundation