The Indonesian archipelago is home to millions of hectares of mangrove forest. We know they store huge amounts of carbon, but are they helping to protect our coastlines too? A group of scientists, armed with a GoPro, went to Papua to find out how quickly mangroves are capable of adapting to sea level changes.
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