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Global (top) and West, Central and Southern African (bottom) distribution of seagrasses, salt marshes and mangroves i.e. blue carbon stocks

Note: Estuary coverage is used as an approximation for salt marsh coverage Sources: Global Distribution of Mangroves USGS (Giri et al., 2011), UNEPWCMC Global Distribution of Seagrasses (UNEP-WCMC and Short FT, 2005), Sea Around Us Global Estuary Database (Alder, 2003). Overlaps were determined using ESRI ArcMap 10.3.

Year: 2017

From collection: Blue Carbon Financing of Mangrove Conservation In The Abidjan Convention Region

Cartographer: GRID-Arendal

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