Restore estuaries to help coastal communities prepare for climate change

Washington Post: The World Meteorological Organization’s recent report noted a diminishing ability of the world’s oceans and plant life to soak up the excess carbon put into the atmosphere but failed to look at the growing body of science supporting “coastal blue carbon,” the ability for coastal wetlands to sequester and store carbon emissions [“CO2 rising at much faster rate, report finds,” front page, Sept. 9]. In the United States, these wetlands include salt marshes in the San Francisco and Chesapeake bays,......

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