Blue carbon Current Affairs, GK & News
A recent study financed by central government has found that the Sundarbans Mangrove Forests are fast losing their capacity to absorb the CO2 from the atmosphere due to an array of reasons including salinity of water, rampant deforestation and pollution. The report says that Sundarbans flora and fauna is losing its capability to store the ..
Blue carbon refers to the carbon captured by living organisms in oceans and stored in the form of biomass and sediments from mangroves, salt marshes and seagrasses. The International Blue Carbon Initiative is a coordinated, global program focused on mitigating climate change through the conservation and restoration of coastal and marine ecosystems. The Blue Carbon Initiative focuses ..
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