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A mangrove expedition found a trove of 700 species — ‘We barely scratched the surface’

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Biologists surveyed a Cambodian mangrove forest, finding 700 species and highlighting mangroves' crucial role in biodiversity conservation amid widespread loss.
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Nonprofit's success with 40k coral plantings is a big win for Caribbean reefs, after years of being ravaged by coral disease

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A mangrove expedition found a trove of 700 species — ‘We barely scratched the surface’

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