Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Coastal carbon included in White House plan

In the National Ocean Policy Implementation Plan, just released by the White House, carbon capture and storage is included as one of the important services coastal ecosystems provide. 

"The health and integrity of coastal habitats - such as coral reefs, wetlands, mangroves, salt marshes and sea grass beds - are key to sustaining our Nation’s valuable coastal and ocean ecosystems and the wealth of benefits they provide to us. ... they capture and store carbon..."

To view the Plan go here: