News tagged with wetlands

High CO2 spurs wetlands to absorb more carbon

( —Under elevated carbon dioxide levels, wetland plants can absorb up to 32 percent more carbon than they do at current levels, according to a 19-year study published in Global Change Biology from the Smithsonian ...

dateJul 16, 2013 in Environment
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Scientist documents wetland losses

( —Wetlands in eastern North and South Dakota are shrinking at a rapid pace, according to professor Carol Johnston of the South Dakota State University Natural Resource Management Department.

dateMay 29, 2013 in Environment
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Wetlands: value to locals matters most

A new way of valuing ecosystem services, incorporating the local perspective, is the driving force behind a project assessing aquatic ecosystems in highland areas of Asia

dateMay 17, 2013 in Ecology
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