World Wetlands Day: Fostering global biodiversity and mitigating climate change

https://phys.org/news/2020-02-world-wetlands-day-fostering-global.html

Though they make up less than 6% of Earth’s surface, wetlands burst with biodiversity and play a key role in cleaning waterways, preventing floods, and sequestering carbon. For World Wetlands Day on February 2, researchers from McGill University are launching interactive story maps to illustrate the valuable contributions these ecosystems


Original Title: World Wetlands Day: Fostering global biodiversity and mitigating climate change
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