Peat is partially decomposed plant matter that has accumulated over thousands of years.
Peatlands worldwide are running short of water, and the amount of greenhouse gases this could set loose would be devastating for our efforts to curb climate change.
Wetlands in drylands seem impossible, but their benefits to people and wildlife are very real.
Mangrove forests grow in the tidal lagoons of tropical coastlines and they could actually benefit from climate change. Here’s what that means for us.
An urban planning expert goes knee-deep into the murky history behind this popular phrase often used to describe the nation’s capital.
A swampy area the size of England stores as much carbon as 20 years of US fossil fuel emissions.
Plants in swamps and marshes have been observed actively altering their environment to increase their species’ chance of…