New Website Puts Spotlight on Blue Carbon

Plans for the new Blue Carbon Portal include the potential incorporation of Blue Climate Solutions’ Blue Carbon Blog (this blog) – – – ___________ New Website Puts Spotlight on Blue Carbon Information Portal Showcases Climate and Sustainable Development Role of Coastal Ecosystem   Mangroves forests, seagrass meadows and coral reefs can be connected to each…

Madagascar’s Mangrove Carbon Project

Making Moves Towards Madagascar’s First Mangrove Carbon Project   7 December 2012 / Blue Forests Team, Madagascar / Blue Ventures     Madagascar’s 5,600 km coastline includes Africa’s third largest extent of mangroves: an estimated 213,000 hectares! These “blue” forests take and store significant amounts of carbon dioxide and support a diverse and in many cases…

Dr. Chandra Silori on mangrove carbon

Review of mangroves as blue carbon sink – – – ___________ Mangroves under Pressure: Forgotten Wetlands in the Changing Climate Dr. Chandra Silori tells us why mangroves need to receive more attention in international climate change negotiations, laying out the many benefits provided by these “blue carbon sinks.” Mangrove forests in Pred Nai, Trat province, Thailand.…