tropical wetlands

Novel project uses papyrus to protect Kenyan lake

September 21st, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) A novel project comprising floating islands of recycled plastic bottles and papyrus plants will help protect the ecosystems of Naivasha, a renowned lake in Rift Valley, ... Read more...

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Global methane levels rise after 8 yrs of near-zero growth

December 16th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 16 (ANI): An international study has determined that methane levels in the atmosphere have started to rise after almost eight years of near-zero growth. According to a report in ABC ... Read more...

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Tropical wetlands hold more carbon than temperate zones

October 9th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Researchers have demonstrated that wetlands in tropical areas are able to absorb and hold onto about 80 percent more carbon than can wetlands in temperate zones.The scientists ... Read more...

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