News tagged with carbon sequestration

Bengali forests are fading away

Rapid deterioration in mangrove health is occurring in the Sundarbans, resulting in as much as 200m of coast disappearing in a single year.

dateJan 10, 2013 in Ecology
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The limits of the productive capacity of ecosystems

In a letter to Science published last week, Karl-Heinz Erb from the Institute of Social Ecology Vienna and a number of co-authors discuss how the measurement of biomass production and consumption can be used to gain a bett ...

dateDec 19, 2012 in Ecology
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Turning CO2 into fuel

With new fossil fuel power stations being built every week, and the idea of burying CO2 [carbon sequestration] regarded by many scientists as unproven or even unworkable, coming up with an alternative solution ...

dateMay 13, 2010 in Other
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Carbon sequestration: Boon or burden

The idea to sequester carbon is gaining support as a way to avoid global warming. For example, the European Union plans to invest billions of Euros within the next ten years to develop carbon capture and storage ...

dateJun 27, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Carbon rush 'could harm wildlife'

The rush to plant trees to offset carbon emissions could have a harmful impact on Australia’s native environment if it is not very carefully managed, some of the nation’s leading ecologists have warned.

dateAug 16, 2012 in Environment
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