Making Blue Carbon Work: Building Blue Carbon Projects and the GEF Blue Forests Project

Making Blue Carbon Work Building Blue Carbon Projects and the GEF Blue Forests Project

This webinar originally aired on 25 November 2014.

Blue carbon projects can work! A new report entitled ‘Building Blue Carbon Projects: An Introductory Guide’ showcases how using the value of carbon stored and sequestered in marine and coastal ecosystems can support conservation and sustainable management. This report aims to stimulate the discussion around projects that use a blue carbon approach, while also highlighting common blue carbon project elements and key issues from existing projects. Presented within the report are several case studies, including the Global Environment Facility's Blue Forests Project. This four-year global project is in its inception phase and aims to demonstrate how the values of carbon and other ecosystem services can be used to stimulate improved and sustainable ecosystem management. The project will be discussed in further detail in this webinar. Download ‘Building Blue Carbon Projects: An Introductory Guide’ at: http://bluecarbonportal.org/blog/blue-carbon-projects-can-work-new-report-shows.

This webinar was cosponsored by the EBM Tools Network, and it was presented by Steven Lutz and Christian Neumann of GRID-Arendal.

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