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3 years ago

The Blue Forests Project promotes better coastal ecosystem management by harnessing the values associated with carbon and ecosystem services.

The Blue Forests Project is a global initiative focused on harnessing the values associated with coastal carbon and ecosystem services to achieve improved ecosystem management. ‘Blue forests’ (or ‘blue carbon’) ecosystems include mangrove forests, seagrass meadows and saltwater marshes, which are noted for their ability to store and sequester atmospheric carbon, thereby helping to address the global climate challenge. These ecosystems are also vitally important to coastal and island communities around the world through the many important ecosystem services they provide.

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