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Spring-time for sinks

Carbon sinks play a key role in slowing the growth of carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere. These sinks are at risk as the world warms, but their demise is not inevitable, say Dave Reay and his colleagues.

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Reay, D., Sabine, C., Smith, P. et al. Spring-time for sinks. Nature 446, 727–728 (2007).

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