The mangroves of Mexico – By Numbers.

Mangroves are a silent and enigmatic microcosm full of life.

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The science and communications initiative Natural Numbers presents Mangroves (see video at the end of the article), the fourth chapter of its popular internet series about the value of the natural capital of Mexico. Created by iLCP Fellows Jaime Rojo and Octavio Aburto in 2012, Natural Numbers is a series of short films that combine sound science, stunning photography and creative graphics to present the value of the natural capital of Mexico and the conflicts of its exploitation, with the goal of transforming the audience into an environmentally engaged citizenship. In their new chapter, they explore the endangered mangroves of Mexico.

Mangroves are a silent and enigmatic microcosm full of life.
Mexico is one of the countries with the most mangroves in the world, but also occupies one of the first places in mangrove deforestation rates.
Mangoves are a fragile tangle of life generates valuable ecosystem services.
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