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The world’s rivers exhale a massive amount of carbon

Aerial view of landscape with a river coloured by glacial melt in Kirkjubæjarklaustur, Sudurland, Iceland.

A river in Iceland. The carbon emissions of rivers in northern regions vary more from month to month than do those of tropical rivers. Credit: Daniel Bosma/Getty

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Nature 603, 367 (2022)



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