Study reveals potential to farm carbon

Research conducted at the Everglades Research Park at Florida Gulf Coast University has shown the potential for man-made wetlands to pull carbon dioxide out of the air and hold it in soil in the long term.

The two co-authors of the study, published in the Journal of Environmental Quality, reported that two 15-year-old man-made marshes accumulated carbon at a rate 70% faster than natural wetlands in the area.

They claim the study has big implications for carbon storage and sequestration.

Read more at Florida Gulf Coast University