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Coastal wetlands

Inorganic blue carbon sequestration

Restoring coastal vegetated habitats can remove carbon from the atmosphere and store it as organic matter in sediments. A study now shows that these habitats also support seawater to store more carbon, and for longer, in its dissolved inorganic form.

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This research contributes to the Netherlands Earth System Science Centre, financially supported by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sciences in the Netherlands.

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Sulpis, O., Middelburg, J.J. Inorganic blue carbon sequestration. Nat Sustain 6, 1039–1040 (2023).

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