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San Diego coastal marshes may become important tools to battle climate change

The plants in the salt marsh grow fast, sucking a lot of carbon dioxide out of the air and some of that carbon gets trapped as plants die and new ones grow over them. It makes the wetlands a carbon sink, as some researchers call it.

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This Houston nonprofit is paying coastal landowners to help fight climate change by storing CO2 in their marshes

Texas' coastal marshes absorb large quantities of climate-warming carbon dioxide. The Texas Coastal Exchange lets individuals and companies offset their carbon emissions by paying landowners to preserve these marshes.

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Mending coastal marshes

Recycled plastic bottles get a new life as artificial islands on the Louisiana coastline.

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Wetland mud is 'secret weapon' against climate change

Wetland mud is 'secret weapon' against climate change

Muddy, coastal marshes could store more carbon as sea levels rise, scientists reveal.
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