Date archive: September 2012

Salt Marsh Carbon Slows Climate Warming

Salt Marsh Carbon Slows Climate Warming

Salt Marsh Carbon May Play Role in Slowing Climate Warming ScienceDaily (Sep. 26, 2012) — A warming climate and rising seas will enable salt marshes to more rapidly capture and remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, possibly playing a role in s…

Blue Carbon Portal

Blue Carbon Portal

Blue Carbon Portal Provides Home for International Blue Carbon Community20 September 2012 / GRID-Arendal / Arendal, Norway GRID-Arendal and Blue Climate Solutions today unveiled the redesigned ‘Blue Carbon Portal’, the world’s premier comprehens…

Sea Otter Carbon?

Sea Otter Carbon?

According to a recent North American study, sea otters can help mitigate Climate Change, through their role as the natural stewards of kelp forests. The Sea Otters help keep the number of kelp munching sea urchins down, allowing the forests are to ab…

Blue Carbon Emissions from Coastal Ecosystems

Blue Carbon Emissions from Coastal Ecosystems

Degradation and destruction of the world’s seagrasses, tidal marshes, and mangroves may generate up to a billion tons in carbon dioxide emissions annually, reports a new study published in the journal PLOS ONE -‘Estimating Global “Blue Carbon” Emis…

Oil Spill Impacts Blue Carbon Ecosystem

Oil Spill Impacts Blue Carbon Ecosystem

Oil Threatens Curaçao Marine and Coastal WildlifeDeep Sea News published a guest post relating the experience of an oil spill in a mangrove area on the Caribbean Island ofCuraçao. In her post, Dr. Kristen Marhaver shares her thoughts on the impacts …

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