Study Reveals That Seagrass Stores More Carbon Than Trees

May 24, 2012 by  
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Seagrass Photo from Shutterstock The destruction of rainforests has long been a huge cause of concern for environmentalists due to trees’ ability to capture carbon — however a new collaborative study published in the journal of Nature Geoscience has found that seagrass can actually store more carbon per square mile than forests can . The plants, which populate coastal wetlands, could play a major role in combating climate change. Read the rest of Study Reveals That Seagrass Stores More Carbon Than Trees Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: ocean carbon , seagrass carbon storage , seagrass climate change , seagrass environment , seagrass florida international university , seagrass study , seagrass university of virginia , wetlands restoration

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