Heatwaves transform world’s most efficient carbon sink into carbon source

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Shark Bay seagrass meadows have released millions of tonnes of carbon dioxide when devastated by marine heatwaves, new study reveals.

PeriodMar 22 2018

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Media contributions

  • TitleHeatwaves transform world’s most efficient carbon sink into carbon source
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletNature Middle East
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size483
    CountryUnited States
    Date03/22/18
    DescriptionShark Bay seagrass meadows have released millions of tonnes of carbon dioxide when devastated by marine heatwaves, new study reveals.
    Producer/AuthorLouise Sarant
    URLhttps://www.natureasia.com/en/nmiddleeast/article/10.1038/nmiddleeast.2018.31
    PersonsCarlos Duarte

Keywords

  • seagrass
  • ocean
  • marine
  • carbon