Using mangroves as a carbon sink

Mangrove forests play a major role in pumping carbon from the atmosphere into the ocean and may help regulate greenhouse gas concentrations.

The trouble is, they are disappearing.”

(“Carbon fix from coastal forests” NewScientist, Vol. 2542, 11 March 2006 p 19)

One more reason to protect the remaining Mangrove forests in FNQ...

The bad news is that Mangroves will die with only a ½ meter rise in sea levels, making it really important to minimise global warming to less than 2 degrees Celsius.