Thursday, March 29, 2012

Blue Carbon Photos - Mangroves

Some images of mangrove forests, a key blue carbon ecosystem...

Mangrove forest in Bali

 Photo by Steven Lutz 

Mangroves are not only important for carbon sequestration but also for the many species who thrive in mangrove forests

Photo by Christian Perthen, RUI LLC (US Virgin Islands)

Pollution is a major threat towards mangrove forests

Photo by Steven Lutz (Bali) 

Mangrove degradation in Honduras

 Photo by Scott Duncan (Guanaja Mangrove Restoration Project)

Mangrove nursery in Abu Dhabi

Photo by Steven Lutz