Coastal ecosystems worldwide: Billion-dollar carbon reservoirs

Source: Science Daily

Australia’s coastal ecosystems alone save the rest of the world costs of around 23 billion US dollar a year by absorbing CO2 from the atmosphere. Coastal ecosystems such as seagrass meadows, salt marshes and mangrove forests make an important contribution to mitigating climate change.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/07/210712122156.htm