SUFB 1154: Blue Carbon: WILDCOAST's Mangrove And Coastal Habitat Initiative

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Blue Carbon habitats can sequester more carbon than the Amazon Forests. Mangroves, Seagrass Meadows, Salt Marshes, and Kelp Forests are all considered Blue Carbon habitats and play a large role in reducing the effects of Climate Change.

Unfortunately, Blue Carbon habitats have been destroyed due to development priorities along the coastline. Restoring the habitats can be expensive, but is considered necessary if we want to significantly reduce Climate Change.

WILDCOAST has been working for over 10 years on a Blue Carbon Program that includes a Mangrove restoration initiative, where the staff work in collaboration with local communities along the Pacific Coast in Mexico and Southern California to protect existing Blue Carbon habitats and restore those that were gone.

Join The Virtual Happy Hour to find out how you could get involved in projects such as these on Tuesday, May 25th at 5-6pm PST: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/natural-climate-solutions-virtual-happy-hour-tickets-152932048875?sm_guid=NDAzNDcxfDExMjYzNDcwfC0xfGRvbmF0ZUB3aWxkY29hc3QubmV0fDM1NDA1NDR8fDB8MHw4NDkyNDg4NXw4NjJ8MHwwfHwzODcwMDk1

Find out more about the Project: Blue Carbon Program: https://wildcoast.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/WILDCOAST-Blue-Carbon-Program.pdf

WILDCOAST: https://wildcoast.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/20-Years-of-WILDCOAST.pdf

WILDCOAST's website: https://wildcoast.org/

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