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Marine Biological Laboratory

Disintegrating Salt Marsh after Nutrient Enrichment

Caption: After eight years of nutrient enrichment, the edge of this salt marsh at Plum Island Estuary, Massachusetts, has fragmented and turf has slid into the channel.

Credit: Christopher Neill/MBL

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Related news release: Why are our salt marshes falling apart?


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