Thursday, October 23, 2008

Wetland Restoration: The Best Alternative to Carbon Capture and Sequestration Technologies?

wetland photo
Image from doortoriver

"While widespread wetland destruction could unleash the mother of all 'carbon bombs,' scientists are discovering that the restoration of these vulnerable ecosystems could provide a valuable bulwark to climate change by creating a worldwide network of potent carbon sinks. A $12.3 million research project to capture and store carbon by growing tules and cattails in wetlands launched by the U.S. Geological Survey this..."

(Via TreeHugger.)


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