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Mangroves Moving To Their Edge

A newly established black mangrove sits in a field of salt marsh near the northern limit of mangroves in Florida. Mangroves have been expanding near their northern limit in Florida and the expansion is linked to a reduction in the frequency of ex
Kyle C. Cavanaugh

Newly established black mangrove (Avicennia germinans) in a field of salt marsh (Spartina alterniflora and Batis maritima) in the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve in Florida. This area is near the northern limit of mangroves in the state. Mangroves have been expanding near their northern limit in Florida and the expansion is linked to a reduction in the frequency of extreme cold events along the Florida coastline.