Mangroves in West Africa

More than 15 species of mangrove inhabit both East and West Africa and contribute greatly to the diverse ecosystem. Mangrove forests are found in 10 of the 17 West African countries, including Senegal and Nigeria1. Globally, one fifth of all mangrove forests have been lost since 19802. In Western Africa, the decline has been especially… Continue reading Mangroves in West Africa