Up to 4/5 of wetlands worldwide could be at risk from sea level rise

PhysOrg: Using a new model to measure the possible effects on wetlands on a global scale, the researchers, from the UK and Germany, modelled the impacts of different scenarios for sea level rise to the end of this century. They found that even in the event of 'low' global sea level rise (around 30 centimetres), much of the world's wetlands, particularly on 'micro-tidal' coasts, are vulnerable. Around 70 percent of the world's wetlands are found on micro-tidal coasts, where the range between high spring......

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