are often endanegered in many parts of the world because it's tempting
to replace the muddy and smelly mangrove beaches with attractive sandy
beaches. But mangroves play a vital role in the ecosystem, being a
buffer zone between the ocean and the terrestrial plants and animals;
providing protection from hurricanes, filtering out debris to reach the
ocean, preventing coastal erosion and being used as nurseries by many
Flower, found in Amazon rainforests in Ecuador, is
- the largest flower in the world, is also one of the most endangered
plants in the world.
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