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  • A ‘Lost’ 125,000-Year-Old Mangrove Forest Is Thriving in Mexico

    A ‘Lost’ 125,000-Year-Old Mangrove Forest Is Thriving in Mexico

    Over 160 km from the Gulf of Mexico, an ecosystem of salt-tolerant trees is flourishing along a freshwater river. A team of researchers recently investigated how this verdant oasis got so side-tracked from its typical habitat, and they found that the forest was stranded inland during the last interglacial period more than 100,000 years ago.