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Two boys plant mangrove seedlings in the tidal zone on the west coast of the Indonesian island of Nias. Mangrove swamps provide habitat for fish and shellfish and help buffer against storms that are becoming more frequent and severe as the climate warms. (CNS photo/Paul Jeffrey)
Two boys plant mangrove seedlings in the tidal zone on the west coast of the Indonesian island of Nias. Mangrove swamps provide habitat for fish and shellfish and help buffer against storms that are becoming more frequent and severe as the climate warms.