[Solved] Discuss the causes of depletion of mangroves and explain their importance in maintaining coastal ecology ( UPSC GS-1 Mains 2019)

Mangrove forests form a unique wetland ecosystem, inhabiting the edge of land and sea, thriving in seawater. Over the past four decades, 35% of global mangrove forests have been destroyed. This degradation of mangrove forests has a knock-on effect on some of the world’s most endangered species which rely on them for habitat, such as … Read more