Blue Carbon refers to the carbon that is sequestered in coastal and ocean ecosystems. Much like terrestrial forests sequester CO2, so do coastal plants such as mangroves, seagrass, and algae, as well as marine life. More focus on blue carbon as a climate solution is needed especially as the world is losing coastal ecosystems at a 400% rate faster than rainforests. These vital ecosystems need to be protected as we think through and act on climate solutions.
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