Mangroves: More Valuable Than They Look
Date: 07/06/15

Historically mangroves have been seen as useless swampland infested with mosquitoes that should be developed on. But current research is showing us that mangroves are more useful to our everyday lives than we thought. Mangroves provide valuable ecosystem services that economically benefit Miami.

Guest Panelists

  • Dr. Tiffany Troxler, Wetland Ecologist in the Southeast Environmental Research Center at Florida International University
  • Dr. Mahadev Bhat, Professor of Natural Resource Economics in the Earth and Environment Department at Florida International University
  • Laura Tellez, Program Director of Citizens for a Better South Florida
  • Elizabeth Lago, Museum Volunteers for the Environment

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