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Mangroves: One Species at a Time

Mangroves abut blue ocean waters.

Eric Punkay/Marine Photobank

Follow researchers Candy Feller and Dennis Whigham from the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center as they scramble, climb, crawl, and creep through the tangled roots of a mangrove forest. In this episode of the Podcast of Life, learn what’s threatening these unique ecosystems where the ocean meets the land. Studying these flooded forests is a challenge, but pursuing science in this strange landscape has its own rewards.

Encyclopedia of Life and Atlantic Public Media