The Net Zero Transition

These blue carbon ecosystems could slow climate change

Almost a third of the world’s underwater seagrass forests have disappeared since 1879 and they are still shrinking by 11,000 hectares each year. Image: Unsplash/Leon

Douglas Broom
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Carbon storage potential of different forms of nature restoration.
The restoration of mangroves, saltmarshes and seagrass has huge carbon storage potential. Image: High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy

Global distribution of blue carbon ecosystems.
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Ocean-based Climate Action Areas to Mitigating Climate Change in 2050 (Maximum GtCO2e)
Role of five ocean-based climate actions to mitigating climate change in 2050. Image: World Resources Institute

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