Mitigating Climate Change Through Restoration of Coastal Ecosystems

Tuesday, May 30, 2023 - 13:33 in Earth & Climate

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Yale University are proposing a novel pathway through which coastal ecosystem restoration can permanently capture carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Seagrass and mangroves -- known as blue carbon ecosystems -- naturally capture carbon through photosynthesis, which converts carbon dioxide into living tissue.

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