Construction of Luxury Properties Encroaches on Panama’s Mangroves

In a letter which was recently published in Science Magazine, a team of scientists of the Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT) reports about their observations in and around Panama Bay. There mangrove forests protected by government legislation are increasingly being threatened with destruction in order to develop luxury residential areas and golf courses. (Mehr in: Pressemitteilungen – idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft)