Step into the world of mangroves in the latest episode of The Living Ocean series. Discover the importance of these unique coastal ecosystems and the diverse array of plant and animal life that call them home. Learn about the critical role mangroves play in protecting coastlines from erosion, providing habitat for endangered species, and supporting local communities.

Writer & Narrator: Cristina Mittermeier

Executive Producer: Martha Rogers

Producer: Katie Lin

Cinematography: Paul Nicklen

Director of Post-Production: Chad Richmond

Editors: Andrew Webber, Josh Blasman, Nikki Riddy

Sound Designer: Stephanie Gonzalez

Additional Camera: Shelton Dupreez, John Kelsey

Digital Asset Manager: Julian Henao

Special thanks: Bimini Shark Lab

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