- n. Plural form of estuary.
“I know that there are many areas that were built by filling in estuaries or with the tailings from dredging the old harbor.”
“Information on the distribution of coastal wetlands such as estuaries, mangrove forests, coral reefs, and seagrass beds has been compiled but is variable or lacking for other coastal wetland types (such as rocky intertidal habitats and intertidal mudflats) (C19. 2.1).”
“Coastal wetlands such as estuaries, marshes, mangroves, and coral reefs deliver many services for people (C19. 3.2).”
“Though various scenarios of climate change (S9) do not show a significant change in effective precipitation (the difference between precipitation and evapotranspiration), it is expected that sea level rise leads to loss of coastal wetlands, such as estuaries or tidal flats, and deltas.”
“Most industrial fisheries are either fully or overexploited, and the impacts of over-harvesting are coupled to destructive fishing techniques that destroy habitat, as well as associated ecosystems such as estuaries and wetlands.”
“Furthermore, toward 2050 climate change begins to have significant impacts on coastal wetlands such as estuaries, tidal flats, and deltas as a result of sea level rise.”
“The problem is made particularly acute by the fact that the efforts of the local growth establishment to privatize the beneficial externalities of common property resources such as estuaries, public waterways, wetlands, forests, scenic areas, parklands, and other stocks of natural capital, too often target economic growth in the most sensitive ecological areas.”
“Intervention failures become particularly egregious at the regional level when they damage entire ecosystems such as estuaries, like the Chesapeake Bay.”
“Some of these sequences seem to be specific for environments such as estuaries or the open ocean.”
“The report finds that protecting and restoring marine ecosystems such as estuaries and mangroves could contribute to offsetting up to seven per cent of current fossil fuel emissions at a much lower cost than technologies to capture and store carbon at power stations.”
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