Sophie Arbour
Travelling with Paper
September 18, 2021

Originally published here

Owls Head Provincial Park: An Irreplaceable Piece of Canada’s Natural Heritage

… As Dr. Kristina explains in an article published in The Nova Scotia Advocate, “[a]bout 0.8 hectares of eelgrass can absorb as much carbon as at least 10 to 40 hectares of forest.”

The presence of eelgrass beds, together with the park’s forested wetlands, salt marshes and bogs, (all carbon-absorption champions), makes the park a climate change-mitigating powerhouse.

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