Category archive: Asia

Mangrove carbon in the Philippines

Multi-sector groups join forces to plant mangroveshttp://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?articleId=808693&publicationSubCategoryId=77(From left) Val de Leon, senior vice president for administration and IT, Nissan Motor Philippines Inc. (NMPI); Dr. D…

Indonesia’s disappearing Blue Carbon sinks

Indonesia’s disappearing Blue Carbon sinks

Mangrove carbon in Indonesia highlighted in National Public Radio (NPR) story -Today, one quarter of the world’s mangroves can be found in Indonesia. Mangrove forests have always played an essential role in people’s lives and they have for long been as…

Mangroves- An Ecosystem In Peril

 http://www.eurasiareview.com/03022012-mangroves-a-non-edible-biofuel-in-peril-oped/ Mangroves: A Non-Edible Biofuel In Peril – OpEd 3 February 2012/ by Naseem Sheikh/ Eurasia ReviewThe escalating and inelastic demand for energy to fuel economic activities exerts pressures on its limited supply. The skyrocketing prices of petroleum products results in the depletion of non-renewable energy sources and the continued investigation and use of renewable…

CIFOR – Information brief on Indonesian wetlands

http://biodiversity-l.iisd.org/news/cifor-examines-role-of-indonesian-wetlands-in-addressing-climate-change/ January 2012/by iids CIFOR Examines Role of Indonesian Wetlands in Addressing Climate Change The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) has released an information brief, titled “Addressing climate change adaptation and mitigation in tropical wetland ecosystems of Indonesia,” which calls for research to address information and communication gaps related to land use and carbon…

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