Peatlands keep a lot of carbon out of Earth's atmosphere, but that could end with warming and development
Peat beds around the world hold huge quantities of carbon and keep it from warming the planet. But rising temperatures and over-use could turn them from a brake on climate change into an accelerant.
Dec. 7, 2020 • ~9 min
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Flooding isn't always destructive – it can be part of our toolkit for restoring ecosystems.
Nov. 25, 2020 • ~7 min
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Birds found along the Gulf Coast have evolved to ride out hurricanes and tropical storms. But with development degrading the marshes where they live, it's getting harder for them to bounce back.
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~9 min
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Storks – those harbingers of new life – are breeding in Britain again.
May 15, 2020 • ~7 min
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Dwindling numbers of muskrat in North America aren't due to hunting and trapping, research shows, but rather drying delta.
Nov. 30, 2018 • ~3 min
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