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Tundra shrubs can speed warming

A rapidly warming climate is boosting the growth of shrubs on the tundra. These absorb more solar heat and intensify global warming.

Carbon storage in the Andes makes economic sense

Letting nature reclaim cattle pastures in the tropics is an economically effective way of tackling climate change. It can also protect biological diversity.

Close-ups: Coccolithoporids

Coccolithophorids are algae that produce lime and that are considered vital for storage of CO2 in the sea.

Biochar may help reduce greehouse gas emissions

Not only can biochar be used for long-term carbon storage, recent research results suggest that the material can also help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture.