Will grasslands help solve the carbon crisis?

Posted by on May 16, 2017 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

A new research project is looking at alpine meadows as a carbon sequestration sink. This builds on work already being performed in other ecosystems. If grasslands are actually shown to sequester carbon, it may be that money raised through a cap-and-trade program could be used for large scale grassland restoration in the near future!

Check out the full article from Scientific American at: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/can-meadows-rescue-the-planet-from-co2/