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Nature-Based Solutions to Climate Change, Curated by Sarah Gibbens

Healthy ecosystems such as forests, wetlands, and grasslands have an amazing ability to remove planet-warming emissions from the atmosphere and lock them securely underground. Experts call them “nature-based solutions” to climate change. The stories I’ve highlighted below showcase some of these hardworking landscapes. They also explain what we gain when we protect large portions of the Earth, how forests are changing, and where our oceans — two-thirds of our world — fit into the equation.

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    6 Must-Read Articles About Nature-Based Solutions

    The world’s wetlands are slipping away. This vibrant wildlife sanctuary underscores the stakes.
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    The world’s wetlands are slipping away. This vibrant wildlife sanctuary underscores the stakes.

    It’s been 50 years since an international treaty to protect wetlands was created but, around the world, wetlands are still disappearing three times faster than forests. In the lush, bright-green thickets of the Philippine’s Agusan Marsh, nestled in the country’s far south Mindanao island, children …

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    Sarah Gibbens is an environmental reporter for National Geographic covering the threat of and solutions to address climate change.

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