University of Newcastle research highlights the relationship between healthy mangroves and the wider economy

July 28th, 2021

Newcastle Herald, Other, 27/07/2021, Matthew Kelly
Thousands of hectares of mangroves were wiped out across the Lower Hunter during the last century in an effort to reclaim land for grazing and housing. […] Environmental scientists Becky Schmidt from CSIRO and Dr Ian Cresswell from the University of Newcastle developed a process known as natural capital accounting to place a value on the contribution of natural assets such as mangroves.

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