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Mapping Blue Carbon Wealth Around the World

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Dr Wilfried Rickels

Director, Global Commons and Climate Policy research centre at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy.

Prof Martin Quaas

Head, Biodiversity Economics research group at the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv), Halle-Jena-Leipzig and at Leipzig University.

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Global map of average annual blue-carbon sequestration potentials by country. The shading indicates the size of the potential, from low (yellow) to high (dark blue), in millions of tonnes of carbon per year. Image: Bertram et al. (2021).

The 10 largest donor (blue and green bars) and recipient (red and orange) countries of blue-carbon wealth. Image: Bertram et al. (2021).

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