Floating Mangroves: The Solution to Reduce Atmospheric Carbon Levels and Land-Based Marine Pollution?
The international environmental conservation communities know about the immeasurable service-value that mangrove ecosystems provide for ecosystem functioning. Globally mangroves are seriously and rapidly declining in area coverage. The coastal zones are narrow in width, and therefore offer rather limited space for mangroves. UNESCO’s innovative technology offers a new idea that has not yet grasped the attention of the international community: Floating Mangroves for carbon sequestration. A small-scale model has been developed. This concept can reduce atmospheric carbon levels, reduce land-based marine pollution, generate biofuel and other cash crops without any dependency on freshwater, and it can generate jobs and income.
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