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  • n. Plural form of saltmarsh.

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Examples

  • Warren added: This world would also rapidly be losing its ecosystem services, owing to large losses in biodiversity, forests, coastal wetlands, mangroves and saltmarshes and an acidified and potentially dysfunctional marine ecosystem.

    Climate change scientists warn of 4C global temperature rise

  • This world would also rapidly be losing its ecosystem services, owing to large losses in biodiversity, forests, coastal wetlands, mangroves and saltmarshes, and terrestrial carbon stores, supported by an acidified and potentially dysfunctional marine ecosystem.

    Patrick McCully: Its the climate, stupid (not the deficit)

  • How about the Army Corps of Engineers, with their patented program of working with developers to get people to put expensive houses in floodplains and near hurricane threatened shores, plowing over saltmarshes and the like?

    Goose, Meet Gander

  • The critically endangered orange-bellied parrot (Neophema chrysogaster) overwinters among the coastal dune vegetation and saltmarshes.

    Naracoorte woodlands

  • The rail of the saltmarshes, the clapper, which is more commonly heard than seen.

    Tidal marsh

  • Your report clearly indicates that inundation should have happened and yet you provide no physical evidence that it has taken place, like the growth of saltmarshes or increased coastal erosion or something.

    "But They are Very, Very Wrong" « Climate Audit

  • I cannot yet move from hence as no caravan has yet arrived from the west; it is indeed expected, but so it has been for a length of time, and that very expectation prevents me from undertaking any other journey, and chains me to this town, the air of which presses more heavily upon my lungs than did the pestilential exhalations of the saltmarshes of Medina.

    Travels in Nubia

  • * The valleys are often quiet havens for wildlife, supporting reedbeds, wet willow carr, marshes, ancient woodlands, saltmarshes and mudflats.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • The reserve includes sand flats, sand dunes, saltmarshes and woodland and offers beautiful views of the coast.

    The Guardian World News

  • I've been doing the two Blakeney loops on the Norfolk saltmarshes since I was a child and for sheer space there is nowhere else to go.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

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