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Mangrove cutting and wetland filling to build housing in Chicxulub, Yucatán, Mexico on November 09, 2023. Several hectares of mangroves in the Coastal beaches of Yucatán have been devastated because of rapid urban development. This practice leaves the communities unprotected against hydro-meteorological phenomena such as hurricanes, in addition to severely impacting the flaura and fauna. Photograph by Bénédicte Desrus