Providing better bottom-up estimates of wetland methane emissions

Methane is one of the most important greenhouse gases globally, second only to carbon dioxide in terms of its warming effects in the atmosphere. A large portion of natural methane emissions comes from wetlands, although exactly ...

The 'kidneys of Kolkata': Indian wetlands under threat

Wetlands just outside India's Kolkata have for generations provided tons of food daily and thousands of jobs as they filter sewage through fish ponds—but rapid urbanization is threatening the ecosystem.

Judge orders halt to Ballona Wetlands restoration project

A California Department of Fish and Wildlife plan to introduce tidal flows into the Ballona Creek wetlands has come to a screeching halt after a judge ruled recently that the agency's environmental impact report on the project ...

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