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Swamps, wetlands key in fight against climate change: study

Swamps and wetlands could be 50 times more effective than rain forests in storing carbon, an Australian scientist researching the topic said Monday. Researchers at Victoria’s Deakin University found swamps bank up to one-third of the carbon found in terrestrial soils, yet only occupy 4 percent of the planet’s land surface. They are confident that wetlands will be a huge ...

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