WILDCOAST – A voice for the coast and the ocean

Researchers exploring how San Diego County wetlands can be part of climate-saving strategies

Lagoons hold promise for ‘blue carbon’ capture

Buried in San Diego County’s lagoons are centuries worth of carbon, cached in muddy stockpiles that scientists say could help combat climate change. Recently, scientists with the conservation organization Wildcoast and Scripps Institution of Oceanography started studying how much carbon coastal wetlands can capture, and how to restore these environments to boost that capacity. Read More