Carbon stored in coastal wetlands has moved up the priority ladder of the global climate change debate. While crucial for mitigation and adaptation, conserving coastal ecosystems such as mangrove forests and seagrass beds is also paramount for protecting biodiversity.

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Forest Carbon is working on a plan to conserve > 15,000ha of mangrove forests in West Kalimantan.


Terra Global is structuring a project to conserve > 16,000ha of mangrove forests on the Zanzibar islands of Pemba and Unguja.

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The Wildlife Conservation Society is working with Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute in pioneering a project aimed at generating carbon credits from seagrass beds in Kenya.