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What is 'Blue Carbon' and how does it help protect our coastal ecosystems?

Coastal wetlands and mangroves punch above their weight in carbon capturing – and yet they are routinely overlooked Image: Joseph Barrientos/Unsplash

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 Coastal ecosystems provide nursery areas for fish.
Coastal ecosystems provide nursery areas for fish. Image: Shaun Low/Unsplash
Mangroves grow on the banks of Oiapoque river, Brazil.
Mangroves grow on the banks of Oiapoque river, Brazil. Image: Reuters/Ricardo Moraes
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