Study Finds That Coastal Wetlands Excel at Storing Carbon

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Study Finds That Coastal Wetlands Excel at Storing Carbon

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Post by Adam Teixeira-Leite » Fri Sep 20, 2019 10:17 am

In a recent paper in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, researchers analyzed multiple ways in which nature captures carbon in marine ecosystems, a reservoir known as blue carbon.

The analysis revealed that shoreline environments (coastal mangroves, seagrasses, and tidal marshes) show more promise than other marine ecosystems for mitigating climate change by being particularly effective at providing long-lasting carbon storage.


The article can be found at the following url:

https://eos.org/articles/study-finds-th ... ing-carbon

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