Tag: National Wetlands Inventory
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December 16, 2019 | 3 minute read
Recent revisions to a federal report on the nation’s wetlands indicate that coastal areas are losing wetlands more quickly than the rest of the nation — none more so than those along the Gulf of Mexico. The rate of the loss appears to be accelerating, too. Among the findings: beginning in 2004, an estimated 5% of all saltmarsh habitat vanished to open waters along the Gulf of Mexico during a 4½-year period. Learn more...