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Revised guide to supporting coastal wetland programs and projects using climate finance and other financial mechanisms

Revised guide to supporting coastal wetland programs and projects using climate finance and other financial mechanisms

Coastal wetlands have been the focus of conservation and restoration efforts for over a century with the goal of preserving biodiversity and generating benefits to local communities. A diverse portfolio of financing sources has been used for supporting conservation and restoration activities including philanthropy, multi- and bilateral aid, in-country governmental funding, tourism-related and other usage…

Newly Approved: Global Methodology for Tidal Wetland and Seagrass Restoration

Newly Approved: Global Methodology for Tidal Wetland and Seagrass Restoration

A new methodology to encourage coastal restoration across the globe has been approved by the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS). The Methodology for Tidal Wetland and Seagrass Restoration (VM0033) is the first globally applicable greenhouse gas accounting methodology for coastal wetland restoration, and will allow salt marsh, seagrass, mangrove, and other tidal wetland restoration projects to…

Underwater Kelp Forests Mapped In New Citizen Science Project

Underwater Kelp Forests Mapped In New Citizen Science Project

Kelp forests grow along roughly 25 percent of the world’s coastlines and provide valuable habitat and nutrients for many types of aquatic life.

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’…

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