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By William Moomaw
Tufts University 

What the world needs now to fight climate change: More swamps

 

September 14, 2018



(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.)

William Moomaw, Tufts University; Gillian Davies, Tufts University, and Max Finlayson, Charles Sturt University

(THE CONVERSATION) “Drain the swamp” has long meant getting rid of something distasteful. Actually, the world needs more swamps – and bogs, fens, marshes and other types of wetlands.

These are some of the most diverse and productive ecosystems on Earth. They also are underrated but irreplaceable tools for slowing the pace of climate change and protecting our comm...



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