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Sugar Found In Ocean Bed

24/05/2022 04:35 PM | Click to read full article

Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology have found mountains of sugar beneath seagrass meadows across the world's oceans.

Seagrass meadows are extremely efficient at capturing carbon, and are one of the world's top carbon capturing ecosystems. According to the institute, one square kilo­metre of seagrass stores al­most twice as much car­bon as forests on land, and 35 times as fast.