This site provides a home for the international blue carbon community. It serves as a platform to share experiences and information, helping us to connect and coordinate activities and initiatives. All blue carbon professionals are invited to participate in the Portalâs development!
This porÂtal has beÂen creaÂted to proÂviÂde a central onÂline comÂmuÂniÂty reÂsourÂce and proÂfesÂsioÂnal netÂworÂking tool to inÂcreaÂse acÂcess to inÂforÂmaÂtiÂon and transÂpaÂrenÂcy in this emerÂging concept.
This Project aims to investigate the opportunities in building a local greener Emirate through the better understanding of carbon and coastal ecosystem services and its potential contribution to climate change mitigation efforts.
The âabundance of mangrove forests, seagrasses and tidal marsh ecosystems in Africaâ should be considered in countriesâ pledges to reduce carbon emissions, says a policy briefing from the South African Institute of International Affairs (Photo Chevallier, 2012).
The health of coral reefs and associated blue carbon ecosystems can be connected to each other through nutrient cycles, physical processes, plant and animal migration and human impact (Photo Jason Valdez, Marine Photobank).