CIFOR–ICRAF publishes over 750 publications every year on agroforestry, forests and climate change, landscape restoration, rights, forest policy and much more – in multiple languages.

CIFOR–ICRAF addresses local challenges and opportunities while providing solutions to global problems for forests, landscapes, people and the planet.

We deliver actionable evidence and solutions to transform how land is used and how food is produced: conserving and restoring ecosystems, responding to the global climate, malnutrition, biodiversity and desertification crises. In short, improving people’s lives.

Mangroves: Amphibious Defenders Against Extreme Climate Events

This episode celebrates mangroves’ “protective power” against hurricanes and storm surges. They protect societies against extreme climate events and sea level rise, buffering storm surges and ocean waves that reach the coastline. But what are the limits of their resilience?

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