The first version of the ‘Blue Forests Carbon Science Toolkit,‘ an information repository designed to provide resources for anyone interested in blue carbon, has just been released! You can access it through this Google Folder. The folder contains 1) the toolkit itself which sorts information by ecosystem type (The pop-ups that come up when you open it will tell you how to […]
On May 11, 2016, SATREPS (Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development), a program funded by JICA–JST (Japan International Cooperation Agency and Japan Science and Technology Agency) announced the acceptance of a 5-yr Philippine-Indonesia-Japan project entitled, “Comprehensive Assessment and Conservation of Blue Carbon Ecosystems and Their Services in the Coral Triangle (BlueCARES)”. Blue Carbon Initiative […]
The Blue Solutions Initiative’s goal is to find inspiring solutions that help overcome challenges to sustainable development. This platform currently houses solutions from the marine and coastal realm related to protected areas and is envisioned to include solutions from other topics in the future. The Blue Solutions Initiative is being implemented in partnership by Deutsche […]
Do you or someone you know want to know more about blue carbon? Then check out RAE’s upcoming webinar: “The Buzz on Blue Carbon: An Introduction to Coastal Blue Carbon Concepts and Opportunities” on March 18, 2015. For more information or to register, visithttps://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3070268937127002881.
Mangroves are coastal ecosystems that provide important services to coastal populations. They offer natural protection against storm surges, hurricanes and tsunamis. Mangroves also contribute to fish stocks by providing nursing grounds for fish and crustaceans. As part of NASA’s Land Cover and Land Use Change program, Simard and his team have developed new remote sensing […]