Carbon Storing Qualities of Coastal Wetlands Explored In Australia

The carbon-soaking qualities of Australia’s coastal and marine wetlands are the focus of a new international research project.  Experts from 20 countries have this week attended a special seminar in Sydney. 
Researchers at the University of Technology Sydney say that seagrass, mangroves and saltmarsh capture carbon up to 40 times faster than forests on land. 
Marine wetlands are able to store the carbon for very long periods, but scientists worry that these …

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