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Wetlander's Pick of the PostsWetlands can cope with sea rise

By Shalini Srivastava – Down to Earth – January 2011
AMID predictions by climate scientists that half the coastal marshes may not survive rising sea level, comes a glimmer of hope. A study published in Geophysical Research Letters in December says vegetated wetlands with high tidal ranges—remaining flooded for longer periods—and sediment concentration may survive sea level rise. http://www.downtoearth.org.in/node/2789

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