Tag: Blue Carbon

Let’s look beyond trees

Let's look beyond trees

Blue carbon is the term used to describe carbon stored in coastal and marine ecosystems. Seagrass meadows, salt marshes and mangroves, sequester significantly more carbon per hectare than forests (both boreal and tropical). Typically blue carbon offsetting projects are associated with tropical mangrove swamps; this looks set to change with the release of the “Manual […]

An alternative approach to a more sustainable diet.

An alternative approach to a more sustainable diet

It’s widely documented that we need to change our eating habits, to adopt a more sustainable way of living. Often, this centres around a more plant-based diet. So seafood lovers will be delighted to learn that the Nature Conservancy (an Arlington-based environmental group), wants everyone to eat more sea urchins to protect the kelp forests.   Kelp forests […]