Date archive: October 2014

Sea turtles, sharks and seagrass carbon

Sea turtles feed in seagrass meadows, an important coastal carbon sink

The loss of sharks could contribute to the destruction of one of the planet’s most under-appreciated sources of carbon storage — seagrasses, according to FIU researchers. Not that sharks eat the seagrass, they don’t, but they do eat the turtles which feed in the seagrass meadows. Add this to the problems of pollution, mooring and…

Job posting: Blue Carbon Manager (Madagascar)

Job posting: Blue Carbon Manager (Madagascar)

Position Vacancy for Blue Carbon Manager ‐ Madagascar Closing date for applications 31st October 2014 Blue Ventures is seeking a dynamic, motivated, and committed Blue Carbon Manager to support the successful evelopment of our pioneering blue carbon projects along the west coast of Madagascar. The position is based in Ambanja, Madagascar, with regular travel to Blue Ventures’…

Vote yes for mangrove conservation in Madagascar!

Vote yes for mangrove conservation in Madagascar!

Our proposed community-centered mangrove ecotourism project in Madagascar has been shortlisted by the European Outdoor Conservation Association to receive much-needed funding and is now through to the final round, which is a public vote. We need your vote to make this project a reality, to build a sustainable future for Madagascar’s mangroves. Every vote counts! Voting continues until October 6.

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