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Huge urban forest hopes to save a city

Sky’s Mark Austin travels to one of Brazil’s most populous cities, Rio de Janeiro, where biologists are planting mangrove trees to help tackle a region left on the “brink of disaster” due to rising sea temperatures and sea levels.

Rio de Janeiro is considered one of the most vulnerable cities in Latin America when it comes to climate change.

Of course, it boasts pristine white beaches, and scenery to take the breath away of any visitor. But rising temperatures and sea levels mean this city in Brazil is on the brink of disaster.