Earth’s many new lakes

Source: Science Daily

The number of lakes on our planet has increased substantially in recent decades, according to a unique global survey of 3.4 million lakes. There has been a particular increase in the number of small lakes, which unfortunately, emit large amounts of greenhouse gas. The development is of great importance for Earth’s carbon account, global ecosystems, and human access to water resources.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/11/221128101212.htm