Q. Which of the following is/are a benefit offered by Wetlands?
1.Prevention of coastal flooding
2.Reduction in Air temperature
3.Anaerobic decomposition of organic matter
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- Mangroves and salt marshes help shield the 60% of the world’s population that live along our coasts from the impacts of coastal flooding.
- Wetlands can also protect us from droughts and reduce air temperatures by up to 10 degrees Celsius.
- Wetlands produce about one-quarter of the Earth’s atmospheric methane through the anaerobic decomposition of organic matter.