Land-building marsh plants are champions of carbon capture

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Durham NC (SPX) May 06, 2022

Human activities such as marsh draining for agriculture and logging are increasingly eating away at saltwater and freshwater wetlands that cover only 1% of Earth's surface but store more than 20% of all the climate-warming carbon dioxide absorbed by ecosystems worldwide. A new study published May 6 in Science by a team of Dutch, American and German scientists shows that it's not too late t

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