Measuring CO2 in Green Ecosystems of the Mexican Caribbean

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Mangrove, lagoon and flamingos. Photo source: ©© TheBrit2

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Jungles, forests, mangroves, swamps and lagoons are natural carbon storehouses or “sinks” in the Caribbean regions of Mexico. But now studies are being conducted to measure their capacity for absorbing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

These ecosystems are typically found along the strip of coastline that includes the southeastern states of Veracruz, Tabasco, Yucatán, Campeche and Quintana Roo…

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