This site provides a home for the international blue carbon community. It serves as a platform to share experiences and information, helping us to connect and coordinate activities and initiatives. All blue carbon professionals are invited to participate in the Portal’s development!
This portal has been created to provide a central online community resource and professional networking tool to increase access to information and transparency in this emerging concept.
This Project aims to investigate the opportunities in building a local greener Emirate through the better understanding of carbon and coastal ecosystem services and its potential contribution to climate change mitigation efforts.
The “abundance of mangrove forests, seagrasses and tidal marsh ecosystems in Africa” should be considered in countries’ pledges to reduce carbon emissions, says a policy briefing from the South African Institute of International Affairs (Photo Chevallier, 2012).
The health of coral reefs and associated blue carbon ecosystems can be connected to each other through nutrient cycles, physical processes, plant and animal migration and human impact (Photo Jason Valdez, Marine Photobank).