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Uploaded on Friday 03 Feb 2012
Current Valuation Estimates of Blue Carbon Sink
Riccardo Pravettoni, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Although coastal ecosystems are already among the most valuable on the planet, the current estimates of the economic value for some of the oceans blue carbon sinks are surprisingly low. How should human perception of these important ecosystems change as we learn of the vast benefits of maintaining healthy coasts and oceans?