News tagged with wetlands

High CO2 spurs wetlands to absorb more carbon

(Phys.org) —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 t ...

Jul 16, 2013
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Found: One beaver

A mystery beaver sighted in Devon could be the first case of the wild animal in England for 800 years.

Jan 27, 2014
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Little African grebe becomes extinct

A tawny water fowl that lived in a tiny corner of Madagascar is extinct, wiped out by an introduced species of predatory fish and by nylon fishing nets, conservationists reported on Wednesday.

May 26, 2010
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