Date archive: April 2012

Blue Carbon Featured in Landmark Climate/Coastal Habitat Restoration Report

Blue Carbon Featured in Landmark Climate/Coastal Habitat Restoration Report

A new report linking ecologically important coastal habitat restoration efforts with adaption and mitigation strategies as a method for reducing the impacts of climate change was released on April 19th by Restore America’s Estuaries.

Blue Carbon side event at Rio+20

The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (UNESCO-IOC), the International Union for Conservation of Nature, Conservation International, Indonesia, Costa Rica and Ecuador are organizing a Blue Carbon side event at Rio +20. The event will discuss an…

Blue Carbon habitats damaged by wind farms

Despite its critical role in reducing climate change, Blue Carbon is a relatively unknown term to many people.Struan Stevenson, a Conservative Party MEP for Scotland and president of the European Parliament’s climate change, frequently draws attention …

Blue Carbon Photos – Life in the Seagrass

Seagrass is a key ecosystem in the sequestration and storing of carbon and is also critical to the life of various species. Here are a few images of life in the seagrass…Croatian seagrass bed (Image credit: Steven Lutz / GRID-Arendal)A small school o…

Melanesia Blue Carbon Initiative Called For

Melanesia Blue Carbon Initiative Called For

Melanesian Leaders calls for a Blue Carbon Initiative  The Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) consisting of Fiji,  FLNKS, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu, recently signed the “MSG Leaders Declaration on Environment & Climate C…

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