President's Letter: Carbon and the Coasts

Benoit, Jeff
May 2010
Restore America's Estuaries Newsletter;2010, p6
The article focuses on the role of biological carbon in climate change and coastal restoration. According to the author, biological carbon or blue carbon is sequestered by marine creatures and can be used to reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide and in tidal wetlands restoration. The nonprofit group Restore America's Estuaries (RAE) conducted a Blue Ribbon Panel in San Francisco, California to guide the creation of a greenhouse gas (GHG) offset protocol for tidal wetlands.


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