Mangroves dying off along the Australian coast • Earth.com

Last update: November 13th, 2019 at 11:00 am

Today’s Image of the Day comes from the NASA Earth Observatory and features a look at mangroves dying off along the northern coast of Australia along the Gulf of Carpentaria.

According to satellite data, more than 27 square miles of mangroves have dried up since 2014 due to unusually high temperatures.

This image was captured by the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on board the Landsat 8 satellite.

By Rory Arnold, Earth.com Staff Writer

Image Credit: NASA Earth Observatory

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