Articles | Volume 11, issue 10
Biogeosciences, 11, 2623–2634, 2014

Special issue: Remote sensing and spatio-temporal vegetation dynamics of...

Biogeosciences, 11, 2623–2634, 2014

Research article 16 May 2014

Research article | 16 May 2014

Mangroves in peril: unprecedented degradation rates of peri-urban mangroves in Kenya

J. O. Bosire et al.

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