Structure and Adaptation
This clip compares how tropical rainforests and mangroves have adapted to their environments. We explore how despite sharing the same climatic conditions, mangroves face an additional challenges because of their coastal location. We see examples of how rainforests have adapted to their warm, damp environment including: the forest structure, drip tip leaves, lianas, buttress roots, epiphytes. This is then compared with how mangroves have adapted to survive in brackish water and waterlogged soil, i.e. through root adaptations. Filmed in a variety of rainforest and mangrove locations around the world.
Production Year: 2021
Duration: 5 min
Series: Tropical Rainforests and Mangroves
Printable Resources: Yes
Want to learn more about ClickView?
We would be more than happy to come to your school and show you how your teachers and students can benefit from ClickView.Try ClickView for Free