take in greenhouse gases up to four times
faster than land forests.
Blue carbon is the carbon captured by ocean and coastal ecosystems. Mangroves, tidal marshes, and seagrass meadows store this carbon as biomass or in sediments.
of coastal ecosystems?
Coastal ecosystems’ contribution to carbon in ocean sediments.
How much of the carbon in seagrass meadows is stored in soil.
Depth of carbon-containing biomass under some coastal ecosystems.
How much lost mangroves contribute to carbon emissions from deforestation.